On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st bikini bathing suit displayed (Paris)
  • International Military Tribunal opens in Tokyo against 28 Japanese war criminals

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
  • Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
  • Eddie Holman, American singer ("Hey There Lonely Girl"; "You Make My Life Complete"), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], Scarborough, North Yorkshire, English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)
  • Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Kalinin, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union (1938-46), dies at 60
1946 Highlights

About June 3, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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