On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series
  • Smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140)
  • St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 43rd World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Carpenter, American vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Stewart Stevenson, Scottish National Party politician, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Victor Banerjee, Indian actor (A Passage to India), born in Calcutta, India

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHermann Goering

Hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison at 53

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering