On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Would-Be Gentleman" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 77 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Pierre Lux, French rugby union centre (42 caps; US Tyrosse, US Dax) and administrator (President European Rugby Cup 1999-2014), born in Saint-Vincent-de-Tyr, France (d. 2020)
  • Leo Gullotta, Italian actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas), born in Catania, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Countee Cullen, African American poet of the Harlem Renaissance (Black Christ, One Way to Heaven), dies at 42
  • Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (b. 1874)
1946 Highlights

About January 9, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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