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Historical Events In 1946

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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 in the year 1946.  

Jan 25   Richard Strauss' "Metamorphosis," premieres in Zurich in the year 1946.  

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

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

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

Feb 02   On this day in history "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   In the year 1946 margarete Boie, writer, dies  

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

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

Feb 09   Dutch Labor Party (Dutch Social Democratic Party) forms on this day in history.  

Feb 10   1st black pro-baseball player Jackie Robinson marries Rachel Isum on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1946 "Duchess Misbehaves" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Bank of England nationalized in the year 1946.  

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   Richard Cole, American tour manager was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   John Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Bernard Sumner, rocker (New Order-Round & Round) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1946 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1946 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 in the year 1946.  

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

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

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

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