What Happened on October 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Kwo-less-shrew selects Gen Chiang Kai-shek as President of China

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Military plane crashes at Christian HBS, 24 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Gorshlov, ice dancer (holds 6 titles)
  • Dennis Kucinich, American politician
  • Jean-Jacques Beineix, director (Betty Blue, Diva)
  • Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher/broadcaster (KC Royals), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Rose Melville, American stage actress (Sis Hopkins) dies at 73