On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1946

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Lillian Hellman's play "Another Part of the Forest" premieres in NYC

Playwright Lillian Hellman
Playwright
Lillian Hellman

Famous Birthdays

  • Duane Allman, American rock guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • Greg Cook, American football player ( Cincinnati Bengals), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • J. Blackfoot [Colbert], American soul singer (Soul Children, Taxi), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 2011)
  • Judy Woodruff, American newscaster (McNeil Lehrer Report), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Patriarch Kirill [Vladimir Mikhailovich Gundyayev] Russian Orthodox church leader (2009-), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • Ray Stiles, English musician (Mud, The Hollies), born in Guildford, England
1946 Highlights

About November 20, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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