What Happened on October 15, 1946

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: St Louis Cardinals beat Boston Red Sox, 4-3 at Sportsman's Park to clinch series, 4 games to 3; Cards 6th championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Carpenter, American pop pianist, songwriter, arranger, and producer (The 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

Hermann GoeringHermann Goering (1893-1946)

German Nazi Party leader, convicted war criminal, Vice-Chancellor of Germany (1941-45) and World War I fighter pilot ace, poisons himself in prison at 53

1946 Highlights

About October 15, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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