On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1946

Historical Events

  • Paul-Henri Spaak (Belgium Socialist Party) forms Belgian government - shortest Belgian government (ends 31 March)

Famous Birthdays

  • Yann Arthus-Bertrand, French director and environmentalist, born in Paris, France
  • Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Rembrandt), dies at 90
  • Karl Haushofer, German soldier and geographer, dies at 76
  • Thomas Frederick Dunhill, composer, dies at 69
  • Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr, dies at 67
1946 Highlights

About March 13, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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