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Historical Events In 1946

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jan 22   On this day in history uS president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency  

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   In the year 1946 rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes first director of CIA  

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   Richard Strauss' "Metamorphosis," premieres in Zurich on this day in history.  

Jan 25   United Mine Workers union rejoins American Federation of Labor on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   The racing schooner Bluenose sinks after striking a reef off Haiti in the year 1946.  

Jan 30   1st issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1946 the first issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history hans Betghe, writer, dies at 70  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1946 republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1946 garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday," premieres in NYC  

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

Feb 05   George Arliss, actor/writer (Dr Syn, Voltaire), dies at 77 in the year 1946.  

Feb 05   In the year 1946 the birth of Charlotte Rampling, British actress.  

Feb 05   The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history miles Mander, actor/director (Murder, 3 Musketeers), dies at 57  

Feb 08   Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1946 world War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.  

Feb 13   "Duchess Misbehaves" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances in the year 1946.  

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   On this day in history bank of England nationalized  

Feb 14   The Bank of England goes public 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   On this day in history death of william Joyce, (Lord Haw Haw), hanged in Britain for treason  

Jan 04   In the year 1946 barney Oldfield, daredevil, dies at 67  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of kitty Cheatham, American singer (b. 1864)  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history gottfried Rudinger, composer, dies at 59  

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