On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Are You with It?" closes at Century Theater NYC after 264 performances
  • "Billion Dollar Baby" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 219 performances
  • Black Sabbath-Brits arrest 2,700 Jews in Palestine as alleged terrorist
  • British mandatory government of Palestine arrests 100 leaders of Yishnuv

Famous Birthdays

  • Egon von Fürstenberg, Swiss fashion designer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 2004)
  • Ernesto Pérez Balladares, President of Panama (1994-99), born in Panama City, Panama

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Hadow, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1878; first exponent of the lob), dies at 91
1946 Highlights

About June 29, 1946

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

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