On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st US rocket to leave the Earth's atmosphere (50 miles up)
  • Britain signs treaty granting independence to Jordan

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Chaney, NBA player (Houston Rockets)/coach (Detroit Pistons)
  • Laraine Ashton, fashion models' agent (London)
  • Rudy/Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker, American sci-fi author (Wetware)
  • Serge [Ruud Schaap], Dutch singer/guitarist (Saskia & Serge)

Famous Deaths

  • Clemens A von Galen, bishop of Munster/anti fascist, dies at 68
1946 Highlights

About March 22, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries