What Happened on October 4, 1946

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

Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon (76 years old)

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
1946 Highlights

About October 4, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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