On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1946

Historical Events

  • Bert Bell becomes second NFL commissioner, moves Chicago headquarters to Philadelphia

Historic Event

Enver Hoxha declares People's Republic of Albania with himself dictator

Famous Birthdays

  • John Piper, American theologian
  • Ludmila Poradnik, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Naomi Judd [Diana Ellen], American country singer (Judds - Why Not Me), born in Ashland, Kentucky
  • Tony Kaye [Anthony John Selvidge], English piano and organ player (Yes, 1968-71; 1983-94; 2018–19), born in Leicester, England
1946 Highlights

About January 11, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn