On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Bolhuis, Dutch field hockey player, coach and administrator (World Cup gold 1973; president Dutch Field Hockey Federation; chairman Dutch Olympic Committee), born in Zeist, Netherlands
  • Chuck Hagel, American politician

Person of interestSusan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon, American actress (Dead Man Walking, The Client) also known for her social and political activism, born in Queens, New York


Famous Deaths

  • Barney Oldfield, American auto racer (International Motorsports Hall of Fame; first to drive at 60mph on circular track), dies of a heart attack at 67