On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Adventures of Sam Spade" debuts on CBS Radio
  • 1st time NL pennant ends in a tie (Cards & Dodgers)
  • Al Couture knockouts Ralph Walton in Lewiston Maine in 10 secs
  • Los Angeles (previously Cleveland) Rams play 1st NFL game in LA
  • NPS, Nationale Party Suriname, forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Alasdair Fraser, Scottish-born Northern Irish lawyer, director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2012)
  • Barry Hulshoff, Dutch soccer defender (14 caps; European Cup 1971, 72, 73; Ajax Amsterdam), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • Ian Wallace, British rock drummer (King Crimson, 1971-72), born in Bury, Lancashire, England (d. 2007)
  • Nick Taylor, American singer and guitarist (Bloodrock)
  • Patricia Hodge, English actress (Heat of the Day, Miranda), born in Cleethorpes, England
1946 Highlights

About September 29, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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