On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1946

Historical Events

  • Henry Morgan is 1st to take off shirt on TV
  • The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Chelsea Brown, American comedienne (Laugh-In; Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Tony Levin, American bassist and Chapman Stick player (King Crimson; Peter Gabriel; Paul Simon; Asia), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

1946 Highlights

About June 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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