On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1946

Historical Events

  • 12 Nazi war criminals sentenced to death in Nuremberg
  • Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller claims his MLB record 348th strikeout of season in a 4-1 win v Detroit; record stands for 19 years
  • St. Louis Cardinals beats Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-2 in first MLB play-off game for a league championship (NL); St Louis wins series, 2-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Ewa Klobukowska, Polish athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1964), born in Warsaw, Poland
1946 Highlights

About October 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra