On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1946

Historical Events

  • 90°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Oct
  • US President Harry Truman questions Great Britain Jews about Palestine

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Villanueva, JIL Spiritual Director, Owner of ZOE Broadcasting Network
  • Gary Gentry, baseball player (NY Mets)
  • Lloyd Doggett, American attorney and politician (US Representative, Democrat, Texas), born in Austin, Texas
  • Millie Small, Jamaican singer (My Boy Lollipop), born in Clarendon, Jamaica (d. 2020)

Person of interestTony Greig

Tony Greig, English cricket captain, all-rounder (1972-77) and commentator, born in Queenstown, South Africa (d. 2012)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig
  • Vinod Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor (Mera Gaon Mera Desh), born in Peshawar (d. 2017)
1946 Highlights

About October 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra