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Historical Events In 1946

Monday, 03 October 2022

Oct 08   Kwo-less-shrew selects Gen Chiang Kai-shek as president of China on this day in history.  

Oct 09   1st electric blanket manufactured; sold for $39.50 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 10   In the year 1946 max Frisch' "Die Chinesische Mauer," premieres in Zurich  

Oct 10   In the year 1946 the birth of Chris Tarrant, British TV show creator (who wants to be a millionaire)  

Oct 12   In the year 1946 joseph W Stilwell, US general (China), dies  

Oct 14   Netherland & Indonesia sign cease fire in the year 1946.  

Oct 15   Hermann Goering, founder of the Gestapo and chief of the German air force, committed suicide by poison in the year 1946.  

Oct 15   On this day in history hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison  

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

Oct 16   On this day in history 10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials  

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   Frank Seno returns kickoff 105 yd, Chicago Cards vs NY Giants on this day in history.  

Oct 22   2 British ships sink near Albania in the year 1946.  

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 in the year 1946.  

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

Oct 23   UN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (First NYC) (Flushing Meadows) in the year 1946.  

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%) in the year 1946.  

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

Oct 29   John S Curry, US painter (Baptism in Kansas), dies in the year 1946.  

Nov 01   West German state of Niedersachsen formed in the year 1946.  

Nov 03   Emperor Hirohito proclaims new Japanese constitution on this day in history.  

Nov 04   "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 72 performances in the year 1946.  

Nov 04   UN Educational, Scientific, & Cultural Organization formed in the year 1946.  

Nov 05   On this day in history john F Kennedy (D-MA) elected to House of Representatives  

Nov 05   On this day in history john F Kennedy (D-Mass) elected to House of Representatives  

Nov 05   On this day in history sigismond Stojowski, composer, dies at 77  

Nov 06   Zygmunt Denis Antoni Stojowski, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1946.  

Nov 07   "Bal Negre" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 54 performances on this day in history.  

Nov 08   Jean-Paul Sartre's "La Putain Respecteuse," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Pres Truman ends wage/price freeze in the year 1946.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1946

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of richard Cole, American tour manager  

Jan 03   John Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven) was born in the year 1946.  

Jan 03   Cissy King, American entertainer was born in the year 1946.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of susannah McCorkle, American jazz singer (d. 2001)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of "Crazy Barret Diamond" Syd, rocker (Pink Floyd)  

Jan 05   Diane Keaton, [Hall], LA, actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1946 joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies  

Jan 03   William Joyce, (Lord Haw Haw), hanged in Britain for treason died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Barney Oldfield, daredevil, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Kitty Cheatham, American singer (b. 1864) died in the year 1946.  

Jan 07   Adamo Didur, Polish tenor (b. 1874) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   Johanna HC Albregt, actress/wife of Henri Dons (Paradise), dies at 71 in the year 1946.  

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

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