On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1946

Historical Events

  • Military plane crashes at Christian HBS, 24 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Gorshkov, Soviet ice dancer (holds 6 titles, Olympic gold 1976), born in Moscow
  • Dennis Kucinich, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jean-Jacques Beineix, French film director (Betty Blue, Diva), born in Paris, France
  • Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Rose Melville, American stage actress (Sis Hopkins) dies at 73
1946 Highlights

About October 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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