On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British government nationalises and takes control of the Bank of England, after 252 years
  • Panama accepts its new constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • Jan KodeŇ°, Czech tennis player (French Open 1970-71, Wimbledon 1973), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], (Diamonds are Forever), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Tony Ashton, British musician (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Blackburn (d. 2001)