What Happened on November 4, 1946

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Arthur Schwartz, Ira Gershwin, and George S. Kaufman's musical "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 72 performances

  • United Nations Educational, Scientific, & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) formed

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Elmes, American cinematographer (The Night Of), born in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
  • Laura Bush, U.S. First Lady (2001-09), born in Midland, Texas
  • Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer, born in Floral Park, New York (d. 1989)
1946 Highlights

About November 4, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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