On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1946

Historical Events

Golden Globes

3rd Golden Globes: "The Lost Weekend" and its star Ray Milland, & Ingrid Bergman win

  • Australia beats NZ in cricket at 3 30pm on 2nd day

Music Premiere

Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer's musical "St Louis Woman", starring Pearl Bailey featuring the Nicholas Brothers, opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 113 performances

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer
  • Last Test Cricket appearance of Bill O'Reilly (5-14 & 3-19)

Famous Weddings

Doris Day

Ameican actress Doris Day (23) weds American jazz saxophonist George Weidler (20); divorce in 1949

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

Famous Deaths

  • John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort, British soldier, Field Marshal during WW II, dies at 59
1946 Highlights

About March 30, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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