On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1946

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

Béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok
  • Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties

Famous Birthdays

  • "Fito" Adolpho De La Parra, rocker (Canned Heat-Hot Money), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra, Mexican blues-rock drummer (Canned Heat), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Paul Wheatbread, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap - Young Girl)

Famous Deaths

  • Miles Mander, British actor (Tower of London, Wuthering Heights, Murder!), dies from a heart attack at 57
1946 Highlights

About February 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius