What Happened on January 26, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Charly Loubet, French soccer striker (35 caps; AS Cannes, OGC Nice, Marseille), born in Grasse, France (d. 2023)
  • Christopher Hampton, Portuguese playwright (Oviri, Hotel du Lac), born in Horta, Portugal
  • Gene Siskel, American movie critic (Siskel & Ebert), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Timothy Clifford, British art historian (National Galleries of Scotland)
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

  • Adriaan van Maanen, Dutch-American astronomer (b. 1884)
1946 Highlights

About January 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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