What Happened on November 6, 1946

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Karol Wojtyla (future Pope John Paul II) holds his first Mass as newly ordained Catholic priest in Wawel Cathedral's crypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • George Young, Scottish-Australian rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)

Sally Field (76 years old)

American actress (Forrest Gump, Gidget, Flying Nun), born in Pasadena, California


Born in 1946
1946 Highlights

About November 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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