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Historical Events In 1946

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Feb 15   Bank of England nationalized on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In Ottawa William Lyon Mackenzie King 1874-1950 tells Parliament about Soviet spy ring activities in Canada on this day in history.  

Feb 16   "Duchess Misbehaves" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 5 perfs in the year 1946.  

Feb 16   First commercially designed helicopter tested, Bridgeport CT in the year 1946.  

Feb 17   Humanistic Covenant forms in Amsterdam in the year 1946.  

Feb 19   In the year 1946 giants outfielder Danny Gardella is 1st major leaguer to announce he is jumping to the "outlaw" Mexican League  

Feb 20   Hugh Allen, musician, dies in the year 1946.  

Feb 21   In the year 1946 anti-British demonstrations in Egypt  

Feb 24   Juan Peron elected as the President of Argentina on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Juan Peron elected President of Argentina on this day in history.  

Feb 26   2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia Tenn in the year 1946.  

Feb 26   2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia TN in the year 1946.  

Feb 27   4th "Road" film, "Road to Utopia" premieres (New York NY) in the year 1946.  

Feb 27   4th "Road" film, "Road to Utopia" premieres (NYC) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   British Govt takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years in the year 1946.  

Mar 01   Bubonic plague in China on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history operation Frostbite--USS Midway with elements of Air Group 74 on board, and accompanied by three destroyers, left Norfolk to conduct cold weather tests in Davis Strait. In the period 7-22 March, these units with World War II type aircraft and the newer F8F Bearcat, the combination prop and jet FR-1 Fireball, and the HNS-1 helicopter.  

Mar 01   Panamá accepts its new constitution on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Relapsing fever in Egypt on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Dutch troops land on East Bali on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Ho Chi Minh elected President of North Vietnam in the year 1946.  

Mar 02   On this day in history kingman Douglass, becomes deputy director of CIA  

Mar 03   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill in the year 1946.  

Mar 03   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Mar 05   In the year 1946 british prime minister Winston Churchill delivers his "Iron Curtain" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, MS.  

Mar 05   In the year 1946 winston Churchill uses the term 'Iron Curtain' in a speech  

Mar 05   Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech (Fulton Missouri) on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech (Fulton MO), the term sticks for the next 50 years  

Mar 06   France recognizes Vietnam statehood within Indo-Chinese federation in the year 1946.  

Mar 07   In the year 1946 "Three to Make Ready" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 323 perfs  

Mar 07   William H Hastie inaugurated as first black governor of Virgin Islands in the year 1946.  

Mar 08   On this day in history 1st helicopter licensed for coml use (NYC)  

Mar 08   In the year 1946 first helicopter licensed for commercial use (New York NY)  

Mar 09   Dutch troops land at Batavia/Semarang in the year 1946.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1946

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1946 birth of richard Cole, American tour manager  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of john Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven)  

Jan 03   In the year 1946 birth of cissy King, American entertainer  

Jan 04   In the year 1946 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   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 in the year 1946.  

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   In the year 1946 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   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   On this day in history johanna HC Albregt, actress/wife of Henri Dons (Paradise), dies at 71  

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

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