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 Onizuka, American Air Force Major and astronaut (STS 51C, 51L - Challenger disaster), born in Kealakekua, Hawaii (d. 1986)
  • Robert Reich, American Secretary of Labor (under Clinton)
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

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

About June 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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