What Happened on July 24, 1946

Historical Events

  • 9 Spokane baseball players (Western League) die in a bus crash
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island

Famous Birthdays

  • (Leo) Gallagher, American stand-up comic and watermelon smasher, born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina (d. 2022) [1]

Famous Weddings

Howard Hanson

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Howard Hanson (49) weds Margaret Elizabeth Nelson at the Chautauqua Institution in New York

1946 Highlights

About July 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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