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 ska singer, and songwriter ("My Boy Lollipop"), born in Clarendon, Jamaica (d. 2020)

Tony Greig

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

  • 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? 75 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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