On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Italian Republic established
  • Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, ends term as 1st director of CIA. Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, becomes 2nd director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Johnson, American boxer (1st African-American heavyweight champion [1908-15]), dies in a car accident aged 68