On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1946

Historical Events

  • Alec Bedser takes 7-49 v India on 1st day of his 1st Test cricket

Sports History

Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians

Historic Event

Speaking at a prayer meeting in New Delhi, Gandhi calls on the South African government to stop 'hooliganism' by Whites

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Rubin, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Eliades Ochoa, Cuban guitarist and singer (Buena Vista Social Club), born in Loma de la Avispa, Cuba
1946 Highlights

About June 22, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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