What Happened on May 4, 1946

Historical Events

  • 5 die in a 2 day riot at Alcatraz prison in San Francisco bay
  • 72nd Kentucky Derby: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:06.6
  • Wash's Cecil Travis gets 6 straight hits before being stopped
1946 History

Famous Birthdays

  • John Watson, Irish auto racer (World F1 C'ship 3rd 1982; 5 x F1 GP wins) and broadcaster (Eurosport, F1TV, BBC, BSkyb), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Renee Powell, American golfer, broadcaster (first woman to compete in a men's golf tournament), born in East Canton, Ohio
  • Richard L. Brodsky, American lawyer and NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983-2010), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1946

About May 4, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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