On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC 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? 74 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio