On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1946

Historical Events

Musical Finale

Raymond Scott and Bernard Hanighen's musical "Lute Song", starring Mary Martin, Yul Brenner, and Nancy Davis, and directed by John Houseman, closes at Plymouth Theater, NYC, after 142 performances

Historic Event

Sukarno calls for anti colonial defiance in Indonesia


Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth A. Lynn, American sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk), born in NYC, New York
  • Richie Robinson, Australian cricket wicketkeeper (3 Tests; 4 dismissals; WSC; Victoria), born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • John L. Bates, American lawyer and politician (41st Governor of Massachusetts), dies at 86
1946 Highlights

About June 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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