On This Day

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 Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson

1946 Highlights

About July 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo