On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1946

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The last White Rajah, Charles Vyner Brooke cedes Sarawak to the British Crown

3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Vyner Brooke
3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Vyner Brooke
  • US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion)

Famous Birthdays

  • June Montiero, American vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto), born in Queens, New York
1946 Highlights

About July 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer