What Happened on January 8, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Elaine Cheris, American Olympic fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Dothan, Alabama
  • Fritz Künzli, Swiss soccer striker (44 caps; FC Zürich, FC Winterthur, FC Lausanne-Sport), born in Glarus, Switzerland (d. 2019)
  • Kathleen Noone [O'Meara], American actress (All My Children, Party of 5, Knots Landing), born in Hillsdale, New Jersey
  • Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Mexican drug lord (Guadalajara Cartel), born in Culiacán, Mexico
  • Robby Krieger, American guitarist (The Doors - "Light My Fire"; "Hello, I Love You"), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

Dion FortuneDion Fortune (1890-1946)

British occultist and author (Psychic Self-Defence, The Mystical Qabalah), dies of leukemia at 55

1946 Highlights

About January 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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