On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1946

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

1st edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993

Cartoonist Hergé

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Dworkin, American radical feminist (Pornography: Men Possessing Women), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Christine Todd Whitman, American politician (50th Governor of New Jersey), born in NYC, New York
  • Mary Beth Hurt, American actress (Garp, Interiors), born in Marshalltown, Iowa
  • Radha Krishna Mainali, Nepalese politician, born in Chokpur, Taplejung, Nepal

Famous Deaths

  • William Strunk Jr., American grammarian and author (The Elements of Style), dies at 77
1946 Highlights

About September 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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