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Historical Events Happened In 1946

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Oct 09   The first electric blanket manufactured; sold for $39.50 in the year 1946.  

Oct 10   On this day in history max Frisch' "Die Chinesische Mauer," premieres in Zurich  

Oct 10   The birth of Chris Tarrant, British TV show creator (who wants to be a millionaire) on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history joseph W Stilwell, US general (China), dies  

Oct 14   On this day in history netherland & Indonesia sign cease fire  

Oct 15   On this day in history hermann Goering, founder of the Gestapo and chief of the German air force, committed suicide by poison  

Oct 15   Hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials in the year 1946.  

Oct 16   Alfred G Jodl, Col-Gen/German staff chief weather authority, hanged on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Aaron Copland's 3rd Symphony, premieres in the year 1946.  

Oct 20   In the year 1946 frank Seno returns kickoff 105 yd, Chicago Cards vs NY Giants  

Oct 22   In the year 1946 2 British ships sink near Albania  

Oct 22   Corporal J R Sewell, 10th Australian Bomb Disposal Platoon, BCOF, is awarded the George Medal for his rescue of Japanese survivors after an explosion in a boat carrying high explosives on this day in history.  

Oct 23   On this day in history uN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (1st NYC-Flushing Meadows)  

Oct 23   In the year 1946 uN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (First NYC) (Flushing Meadows)  

Oct 24   In the year 1946 netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire  

Oct 25   In the year 1946 1st trial against nazi war criminals (Neurenberg)  

Oct 27   Georgi Domitrovs National Front wins Bulgaria elections (78%) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1946 german rocket engineers begin work in USSR  

Oct 29   On this day in history john S Curry, US painter (Baptism in Kansas), dies  

Nov 01   On this day in history west German state of Niedersachsen formed  

Nov 03   On this day in history emperor Hirohito proclaims new Japanese constitution  

Nov 04   On this day in history "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 72 performances  

Nov 04   UN Educational, Scientific, & Cultural Organization formed on this day in history.  

Nov 05   John F Kennedy (D-MA) elected to House of Representatives on this day in history.  

Nov 05   John F Kennedy (D-Mass) elected to House of Representatives in the year 1946.  

Nov 05   Sigismond Stojowski, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1946 zygmunt Denis Antoni Stojowski, composer, dies at 76  

Nov 07   In the year 1946 "Bal Negre" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 54 performances  

Nov 08   In the year 1946 jean-Paul Sartre's "La Putain Respecteuse," premieres in Paris  

Nov 09   In the year 1946 pres Truman ends wage/price freeze  

Nov 10   In the year 1946 communists win many seats at French parliamentary election  

Nov 12   On this day in history 1st "autobank" (banking by car) forms (Chicago)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1946

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Richard Cole, American tour manager was born in the year 1946.  

Jan 03   In the year 1946 birth of john Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven)  

Jan 03   In the year 1946 birth of cissy King, American entertainer  

Jan 04   Bernard Sumner, rocker (New Order-Round & Round) was born in the year 1946.  

Jan 04   Susannah McCorkle, American jazz singer (d. 2001) was born in the year 1946.  

Jan 05   In the year 1946 birth of "Crazy Barret Diamond" Syd, rocker (Pink Floyd)  

Jan 05   Diane Keaton, [Hall], LA, actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl) was born in the year 1946.  

Jan 06   Harold Jackson, Hattiesburg, MS, NFL wide receiver (LA, New Engl) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1946

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 03   William Joyce, (Lord Haw Haw), hanged in Britain for treason died in the year 1946.  

Jan 04   Barney Oldfield, daredevil, dies at 67 in the year 1946.  

Jan 05   Kitty Cheatham, American singer (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of adamo Didur, Polish tenor (b. 1874)  

Jan 09   Countee Cullen, US poet (Black Christ, One Way to Heaven), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history johanna HC Albregt, actress/wife of Henri Dons (Paradise), dies at 71  

Jan 17   In the year 1946 gottfried Rudinger, composer, dies at 59