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

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Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck

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

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

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

About June 22, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer