What Happened on September 17, 1946

Historical Events

  • Arthur Kay's musical revue of highlights from Victor Herbert operettas "Gypsy Lady" opens at Century Theater, NYC; runs for 79 performances
  • David Raksin and June Carroll's musical "If the Shoe Fits", featuring Gail Adams and Joe Besser, opens at Century Theater ,NYC; runs for 20 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Bonds MBE, English soccer defender (Charlton, West Ham United 663 games) and manager (WHU, Millwall), born in London, England
  • Michael Jack, British Conservative Party politician and minister of state-home office, born in Folkestone, Kent, England
  • Rhys Clark, New Zealand-American session and touring drummer (The Executives; Billy Joel, 1971-75; Hoyt Axton; Freddy Fender), born in Auckland, New Zealand
1946 Highlights

About September 17, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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