What Happened on March 2, 1946

Historical Events

  • Dutch troops land on East Bali

Election of Interest

Ho Chi Minh elected President of North Vietnam

  • Kingman Douglass becomes deputy director of CIA
1946 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Eli [Eli Tatarsky], American session and touring guitarist (Philadelphia International Records; Sigma Sound; Salsoul Orchestra), songwriter, and producer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2023) [1]
  • Brian J. Donnelly, American politician (Rep-D-MA, 1979-93), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

  • Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian National socialist (leading supporter of Nazism in Hungary), dies at 50
  • George E. Stewart, American army officer and Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 73

About March 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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