On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1946

Historical Events


Conference of InterestNuremberg Trials

22 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

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Hermann Goering on trial at the Nuremberg Trials. He would later be sentenced to death, but committed suicide the night before his sentence was to be carried out.
Hermann Goering on trial at the Nuremberg Trials. He would later be sentenced to death, but committed suicide the night before his sentence was to be carried out.
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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? 74 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra