What Happened on October 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

  • Alfred Jones, Grace Miss, middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Eva Klobukowska, Polish relay sprinter (Olympic gold 1964)