On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1946

Historical Events

  • In South Africa, a group of white men attack and assault Indian Passive Resisters

Famous Birthdays

  • Russ "Rusty" Thacker, American stage actor and singer, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • Ted Shackelford, American actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • William S. Hart, American silent film actor (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds), dies at 75
1946 Highlights

About June 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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