On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1946

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Irina Szewińska, Polish athlete, administrator (Olympic various sprint gold 1964, 68, 76), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)
  • Jeremy Treglown, English scholar and editor (TLS)
  • Steve Upton, British-Welsh rock drummer (Wishbone Ash-There's the Rub, Locked In), born in Wrexham, Wales
  • Thomas Nordahl, Swedish soccer midfielder and manager (15 caps; Örebro), born in Norrköping, Sweden
1946 Highlights

About May 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini