What Happened on October 10, 1946

Historical Events

  • Max Frisch's play "Die Chinesische Mauer" (The Chinese Wall) premieres in Z├╝rich

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Vereen, American Tony Award-winning actor, singer, and dancer (Jesus Christ Superstar; Pippin; Roots; Tenspeed and Brown Shoe; Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • Charles Dance, British actor (Alien 3; Game Of Thrones; Jewel in the Crown), born in Redditch, Worcestershire
  • Chris Tarrant, British TV presenter (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Franco Malerba, Italian astronaut (STS 46), born in Genoa, Italy
  • John Prine, American country folk singer-songwriter ("Hello in There"; "Angel From Montgomery"; "Summer's End"), born in Maywood, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Mildred Grieveson, Britlish writer (Leopard in the Snow), born in England
  • Naoto Kan, Japanese politician (61st Prime Minister of Japan), born in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • Pete Mahvolich, Canadian ice hockey center (Stanley Cup 1971, 73, 76, 77 Montreal Canadiens; Canada Cup 1976), born in Timmins, Ontario
  • Willard White, Jamaican-British operatic bass baritone, born in Kingston, Jamaica
Born in 1946
1946 Highlights

About October 10, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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