On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman "Rusty" Young, American pedal-steel guitarist, singer and songwriter (Poco - "Rose of Cimarron"; "Crazy Love"), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Tomoyuki Yamashita [Yamashita Tomobumi], Imperial Japanese general dubbed "Tiger of Malaya," executed for war crimes by hanging at 60
1946 Highlights

About February 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces