On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • Chris Slade [Rees], Welsh drummer (Manfred Mann's Earth Band; The Firm; AC/DC, 1989-94), born in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Doug Parkinson, Australian pop and rock singer (Focus - "Dear Prudence"), born in Waratah, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2021)
  • Ian McGeechan, Scottish rugby player, born in Headingley, Leeds, England
  • Lynne Marta, American actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson, American aviator, aeronautical engineer and astronaut (STS 41B,61C,27,47,71), born in Cooperstown, New York
1946 Highlights

About October 30, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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