What Happened on November 1, 1946

Historical Events

  • Charles S Johnson becomes 1st black president of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • First Basketball Association of America game; New York Knicks beat Toronto Huskies, 68-66 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto
  • Future pope Karol Wojtyla of Poland is ordained to Catholic priesthood
  • West German state of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) created
1946 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Muren, American special effects artist (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi), born in Glendale, California
  • Yuko Shimizu, Japanese illustrator (creator of Hello Kitty), born in Kyoto, Japan
Born in 1946

About November 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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