What Happened on November 5, 1946

Historical Events

Election of Interest

John F. Kennedy (Democrat, Massachusetts) elected to US House of Representatives

Famous Birthdays

  • Gram Parsons [Cecil Ingram Connor III], American country-rock singer-songwriter (Byrds - Sweethearts of the Rodeo; Flying Burrito Brothers; "Grievous Angel"), born in Winter Haven, Florida (d. 1973)
  • Herman Brood, Dutch painter and pianist (Sleepin' Bird), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • Loleatta Holloway, American disco singer ("Love Sensation"; "Hit And Run"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Patricia K Kuhl, speech & hearing scientist
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

  • Zygmunt Stojowski, Polish-American concert pianist, composer, and pedagogue, dies at 76
1946 Highlights

About November 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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