On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1946

Historical Events

  • Dutch troops land on East Bali

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Ho Chi Minh elected President of North Vietnam

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh
  • Kingman Douglass becomes deputy director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian J Donnelly, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )

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
1946 Highlights

About March 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces