On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1946

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

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"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Patricia K Kuhl, speech & hearing scientist

Famous Deaths

  • Sigismond Stojowski, composer, dies at 77
1946 Highlights

About November 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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