On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Three to Make Ready" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 323 performances

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

18th Academy Awards: "The Lost Weekend" Ray Milland & Joan Crawford win

USABikini Atoll is Evacuated

Bikini Atoll islanders are evacuated by the US government to make way for a nuclear testing site

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Residents of Bikini Atoll are evacuated to make way for nuclear testing
Residents of Bikini Atoll are evacuated to make way for nuclear testing
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  • Max Frisch' "Santa Cruz" premieres in Zurich

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Fisher, English rock keyboardist (Procol Harum), born in London, England
  • Peter Wolf [Blankenfeild], American rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame), born in the Bronx, New York
1946 Highlights

About March 7, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces