On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1946

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan "Bam" King, English rocker, born in Muswell Hill, North London
  • Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Streatham, London (d. 2000)
  • Otis Sistrunk, American football player (Oakland Raiders), born in Columbus, Georgia
1946 Highlights

About September 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo