On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Lute Song" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 142 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sukarno calls for anti colonial defiance in Indonesia

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of 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? 74 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini