What Happened on September 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Camilo Sesto, Spanish singer
  • Cathee Dahmen, American fashion model
  • Lord Walton of Detchant, physician (Warden of Green College Oxford)
  • Mike Reynolds, Australian politician

Famous Deaths

  • James Hopwood Jeans, English physicist, mathematician and astronomer (The Mysterious Universe), dies at 69
  • Mamie Smith, American vaudeville singer, dancer and actress (Crazy Blues), dies at 63