What Happened on November 2, 1946

Historical Events

  • New York City's WABC (AM & FM) radio stations change call letters to WCBS
  • New York City's WEAF (AM & FM) radio stations change call letters to WNBC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Jones, Australian auto racer, commentator (World Formula 1 champion, 1980), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (Sunnyata; Lou Salomé), born in Venice, Italy (d. 2001)
  • Tom Paciorek, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1981; Seattle Mariners), born in Detroit, Michigan
1946 Highlights

About November 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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