On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1946

Historical Events

  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Arthur M Schlesinger (Age of Jackson)"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Ramstad, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota), born in Jamestown, North Dakota
  • Susan Brown, English actress (The Iron Lady, Game of Thrones), born in Bristol, England

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Comedian Stan Laurel (55) marries for the 5th time actress Ida Kitaeva (47)

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel

1946 Highlights

About May 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus