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Historical Events In 1946

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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

Jan 23   In the year 1946 feliks Nowowiejski, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 23   Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes 1st director of CIA on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes first director of CIA  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1946 richard Strauss' "Metamorphosis," premieres in Zurich  

Jan 25   On this day in history united Mine Workers union rejoins American Federation of Labor  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1946 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1946.  

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

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

Feb 04   Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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   The birth of Charlotte Rampling, British actress on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history "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   Béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA, US on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1946 miles Mander, actor/director (Murder, 3 Musketeers), dies at 57  

Feb 08   Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties in the year 1946.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 13   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 in the year 1946.  

Feb 14   Bank of England nationalized on this day in history.  

Feb 14   The Bank of England goes public on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1946

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history barney Oldfield, daredevil, dies at 67  

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

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

Jan 17   Gottfried Rudinger, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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