On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes 1st director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestArnoldo Aleman

Arnoldo Aleman, 81st President of Nicaragua (1997-2002), born in Managua, Nicaragua

President of Nicaragua Arnoldo Aleman
President of Nicaragua
Arnoldo Aleman
  • Asif Masood, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani quick with long & erratic run-up), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Don Whittington, American racing driver, born in Lubbock, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Matteo Giulio Bartoli, linguist, dies at 72