On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDiane Keaton

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

Actress Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton

Famous Deaths

  • George "Slim" Summerville, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Keystone Cops), dies of a stroke at 53
  • Kitty Cheatham, American singer (b. 1864)