What Happened on October 2, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st network soap opera "Faraway Hill" begins broadcasting on DuMont Television Network

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Peterson, Canadian actor (Street Legal), born in Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Jo-El Sonnier, American country singer (Louisiana), born in Rayne, Louisiana
  • Roger Jett, American actor (Smithereens), born in Cumberland, Maryland
1946 Highlights

About October 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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