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 as the British arrest 2,700 Jews in Palestine as alleged terrorists
  • British mandatory government of Palestine arrests 100 leaders of Yishnuv
1946 History

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
  • Joelle Wallach, American classical composer (The Tiger's Tail; Shadows, Sighs and Songs of Longing), born in New York City
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

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

About June 29, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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