On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1946

Historical Events

  • Italian plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Lasse Hallström, Swedish screenwriter and film director (Cider House Rules; My Life As A Dog; ABBA music videos), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer of 13 women "The Yorkshire Ripper", born in Bingley, England (d. 2020)
  • Roger Freed, baseball player
1946 Highlights

About June 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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