On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • French Navy fire in Haiphong Vietnam, kills 6,000
  • The Workers Party of South Korea is founded

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby L Rush, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • Diana Quick, English actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job), born in London
  • Giorgos Koudas, Greek footballer
  • Hans Hoekman, Dutch radio play actor

Famous Deaths

  • Fawzi Husseini, Arabic High Director for Palestine, murdered
1946 Highlights

About November 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius