On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1946

Historical Events

  • 11.72" (29.77 cm) of rainfall at Mellen, Wisconsin (state 24-hr record)
  • Georges Bidault elected premier of France

Famous Birthdays

  • David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)
  • Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)

Famous Deaths

  • Louise Whitfield Carnegie, American philanthropist (b. 1857)
1946 Highlights

About June 24, 1946

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

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