What Happened on January 5, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Show Boat" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 417 performances

Famous Birthdays

Diane Keaton (77 years old)

American actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

  • (Catherine) "Kitty" Cheatham, American folk singer and children's music singer-songwriter, dies at 81
  • George "Slim" Summerville, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Keystone Cops), dies of a stroke at 53
1946 Highlights

About January 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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