What Happened on March 14, 1946

Historical Events


American film noir classic "Gilda", starring Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford, and directed by Charles Vidor, premieres in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Jasper Carrott, English comedian (Jane & the Lost City, Detectives)
  • Steve Kanaly, American actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas), born in Burbank, California
  • Wes Unseld, American Basketball Hall of Fame center and coach (NBA C'ship, Finals MVP 1978; NBA MVP 1969; 5 x NBA All-Star; Washington Bullets), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2020)
Born in 1946

Famous Weddings

Ernest Hemingway

American "For Whom The Bell Tolls" novelist Ernest Hemingway (46) weds for fourth and final time to American journalist Mary Welsh (37), until his death in 1961

1946 Highlights

About March 14, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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