On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1946

Historical Events

  • Hungarian Communists and Social Democrats co-found the Left Bloc.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech in Fulton, Missouri, popularizes the term and draws attention to the division of Europe

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Warren, Indiana, actor (Bobby Hill-Hill Street Blues)
  • Murray Head, British singer (One Night in Bangkok), born in London
  • Richard Bell, Canadian musician (Full Tilt Boogie Band), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2007)
  • Rocky Bleier, Wisc, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1946 Highlights

About March 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces