On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1946

Historical Events

  • All-America Football Conference begins regular season play as the Cleveland Browns beat the Miami Seahawks 44-0 before 60,135 at Cleveland's Municipal Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Terence Rattigan's "The Winslow Boy" premieres in London

Playwright Terence Rattigan
Terence Rattigan

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan D. O'Connor, U.S. Marine Corps colonel and astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40), born in Orange, California
  • Buizen Beernd [Bennie Jolink], Dutch singer and musician (Normal), born in Hummelo, Netherlands
1946 Highlights

About September 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo