On This Day

May 7, 1946 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees
  • William H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands

Birthdays in History

  • Brian Turner, English celebrity chef, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England

Deaths in History

  • Anton Mussert, Dutch fascist and leader of the Nationalist Socialist Movement, executed for high treason at 51
1946 in History