On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1946

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Aaron Copland's 3rd Symphony premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Shore, Canadian television and film composer (Lord of the Rings trilogy; 1st music director of Saturday Night Live), born in Toronto, Canada
  • James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter
1946 Highlights

About October 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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