On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Polonaise" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • Edouardo de Filippo's "Questi Fantasmi!" premieres in Rome
  • NFL champs Cleveland Rams given permission to move to LA

Famous Birthdays

  • Cynthia Robinson, American musician (Sly & Family Stone - "Everyday People"), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2015)
  • George Duke, American Grammy Award-winning jazz and funk keyboard player, and composer, born in San Rafael, California (d. 2013)
  • Lady Cosgrove, Scottish lawyer & judge, born in Glasgow, Scotland
1946 Highlights

About January 12, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn