What Happened on March 29, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st Test Cricket between Australia & NZ
  • Australian cricket bowlers Bill O'Reilly (5/14) and Ernie Toshack (4/12) rout NZ for 42 in one-off Test in Wellington; Test debuts of greats Ray Lindwall, Keith Miller & Don Tallon

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs), born in Manchester (d. 2007)
  • Bruce Weber, American fashion photographer and director (Broken Noses), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Ronald Farrow, radio producer and priest (d. 1995)
1946 Highlights

About March 29, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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