On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1946

Historical Events

  • "St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In an all-American matchup Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough 6-2, 6-4 for her only Wimbledon crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Dryer, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1975; First-team All-Pro 1974; NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California

Person of interestGeorge W. Bush

George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • Jamie Wyeth, American artist (An American Vision-Boston), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Peter Singer, Australian philosopher (specialises in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, utilitarian perspective), born in Melbourne, Australia

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone

1946 Highlights

About July 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer