On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1946

Historical Events

  • British North Borneo Company transfers its rights to modern day Sabah to the British Crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Hassabal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah, sultan of Brunei

Person of interestLinda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt, American rock/country/pop/Latin/opera singer ("Different Drum"; "It's So Easy"; "What's New?") and actress (Pirates of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona

Singer and Actress Linda Ronstadt
Singer and Actress
Linda Ronstadt

Famous Deaths

  • Razor Smith, English cricket spin bowler (245 first class matches, Surry CCC), dies at 68
1946 Highlights

About July 15, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer