On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Anura Tennekoon, Sri Lankan cricketer (World Cup captain 1975-79), born in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Peter Green [Greenbaum], English guitarist (Fleetwood Mac - "Albatross"), born in Bethnal Green, London (d. 2020)
  • Strinivasa Moodley, South African anti-apartheid activist, born in Durban, Natal

Famous Deaths

  • John S Curry, American painter (Baptism in Kansas), dies
1946 Highlights

About October 29, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio