On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st transcontinental round-trip flight in 1-day, California-Maryland
  • King Umberto II of Italy abdicates

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Buckmaster, British Grammy Award-winning artist, arranger, conductor and composer, born in London, England (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Bowes, American radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour), dies at 71