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Historical Events In 1946

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jan 22   US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Feliks Nowowiejski, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1946 rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes 1st director of CIA  

Jan 23   Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes first director of CIA in the year 1946.  

Jan 24   Canada is appointed to the UN Atomic Energy Commission, set up to control and promote the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history richard Strauss' "Metamorphosis," premieres in Zurich  

Jan 25   United Mine Workers union rejoins American Federation of Labor in the year 1946.  

Jan 29   Harry L Hopkins, US min of Business (Loan & Lease law), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history the racing schooner Bluenose sinks after striking a reef off Haiti  

Jan 30   In the year 1946 1st issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime  

Jan 30   The first issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime in the year 1946.  

Jan 31   Yugoslavia adopts new constitution, becomes a federal republic in the year 1946.  

Feb 01   In the year 1946 hans Betghe, writer, dies at 70  

Feb 01   Norwegian statesman Trygve Lie is selected as the first secretary-general of the United Nations on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president in the year 1946.  

Feb 02   "Nellie Bly" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances in the year 1946.  

Feb 04   Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday," premieres in NYC in the year 1946.  

Feb 04   Margarete Boie, writer, dies in the year 1946.  

Feb 05   On this day in history george Arliss, actor/writer (Dr Syn, Voltaire), dies at 77  

Feb 05   On this day in history the birth of Charlotte Rampling, British actress.  

Feb 05   The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea in the year 1946.  

Feb 06   In the year 1946 "Lute Song" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances  

Feb 07   Filibuster in US Senate kills FEPC bill in the year 1946.  

Feb 08   On this day in history béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA, US  

Feb 08   Miles Mander, actor/director (Murder, 3 Musketeers), dies at 57 in the year 1946.  

Feb 08   On this day in history premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties  

Feb 09   In the year 1946 dutch Labor Party (Dutch Social Democratic Party) forms  

Feb 10   In the year 1946 1st black pro-baseball player Jackie Robinson marries Rachel Isum  

Feb 10   In the year 1946 liner Mauritania docks in Halifax carrying 943 war brides and children from England.  

Feb 12   World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats in the year 1946.  

Feb 13   On this day in history "Duchess Misbehaves" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances  

Feb 13   On this day in history main Australian contingent of BCOF (British Commonwealth Occupation Force) sails for Japan During the six year occupation of Japan an estimated 40,000 Australians served with BCOF  

Feb 14   Bank of England nationalized in the year 1946.  

Feb 14   On this day in history the Bank of England goes public.  

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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   On this day in history birth of john Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of bernard Sumner, rocker (New Order-Round & Round)  

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

Jan 05   "Crazy Barret Diamond" Syd, rocker (Pink Floyd) was born in the year 1946.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of diane Keaton, [Hall], LA, actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl)  

Jan 06   Harold Jackson, Hattiesburg, MS, NFL wide receiver (LA, New Engl) was born in the year 1946.  

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   On this day in history death of william Joyce, (Lord Haw Haw), hanged in Britain for treason  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1946 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   Gottfried Rudinger, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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