August 1, 1946 in History

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Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Birthdays in History

  • Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist (Telethon Institute for Child Health Research), born in Little Bay, Sydney, Australia
  • Richard O. Covey, American astronaut (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61) and USAF officer, born in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Rick Boucher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia), born in Abingdon, Virginia
  • Tom Loeffler, American politician (member of the United States House of Representatives from central Texas), born in Fredericksburg, Texas

Deaths in History

  • Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45