On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1946

Historical Events

Nuremberg Trials

Twenty-two Nazi leaders, including Joachim von Ribbentrop and Hermann Goering, are found guilty of war crimes and sentenced to death or prison at the Nuremberg war trials

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Vorilhon, founder of Raelism, a ufo religion
  • Héctor Lavoe [Pérez], Puerto Rican salsa singer, born in Machuelo Abajo, Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 1993)
  • Paul Sheahan, cricketer (dashing Australian Test batsman 1967-74)
  • Sylvia Peterson, American pop vocalist (Chiffons - "He's So Fine"), born on The Bronx, New York
  • William Thurston, Washington, mathematician (Fields Medal, 1982), (d. 2012)
1946 Highlights

About September 30, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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