On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1946

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Warren, American actor (Hill Street Blues - "Bobby Hill"), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 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? 75 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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