On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Dean Foster, American sci-fi author (Midworld, Flinx in Flux)
  • Amanda Lear, French singer (or 1939, possible date only)
  • Chris Rainbow [Harley], Scottish rock singer, musician and producer (Alan Parsons Project), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Meek, Scottish-American actor (You Can't Take It with You, Stagecoach), dies at 86
  • John King, cricketer (scored 60 & 4 in only Test Eng v Aus 1909), dies
  • Johnny Lush, American MLB pitcher (2 no-hitters), dies at 61
1946 Highlights

About November 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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