Historical Events In 1946
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
May 13 On this day in history sarwate & Banerjee add 249 for 10th wkt for Indians v Surrey
May 13 US convicts 58 camp guard of Mauthausen concentration camp to death on this day in history.
May 13 Winston Churchill welcomed in Rotterdam on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1946 paul Hindemith's "For Those We Love," premieres
May 14 The House of Commons passes the Canadian Citizenship Act; first nationality statute in Canada to define its people as Canadians on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1946 the Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun opens
May 17 On this day in history kVP Labor/Communists win first post-WW2 Dutch parliamentary elections
May 17 In the year 1946 president Truman seizes control of nation's railroads to delay a strike
May 19 Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam in the year 1946.
May 20 Cubs Claude Passeau makes his 1st error since September 21, 1941, ending pitcher's fielding record of 273 consecutive errorless chances on this day in history.
May 20 The birth of Cher, American actress on this day in history.
May 22 Yankees turn triple-play & defeat Tigers' 5-3 in the year 1946.
May 24 On this day in history transjordan (now known as Jordan) becomes a kingdom, with King Abdulla Ibn Ul-Hussein as the new monarch
May 25 In the year 1946 abdullah ibn Hussein becomes king of Jordan
May 25 On this day in history jordan gains independence from Britain (National Day)
May 25 Patty Smith Hill, songwriter (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 78 on this day in history.
May 26 2-for-42 & hitting .048 for 1946, Mel Ott stops playing baseball in the year 1946.
May 26 In the year 1946 friedrich A H von Waldeck, monarch of Waldeck, dies
May 26 On this day in history klement Gottwald becomes premier of Czechoslovakia
May 26 In the year 1946 patent filed in US for H-Bomb
May 28 1st night game at Yankee stadium (Senators 2, Yanks 1) on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history kVP wins Provincial National election in Netherlands
May 30 United flight 521 crashes on takeoff at LaGuardia Airport (New York) 42 die in the year 1946.
Jun 01 On this day in history ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed
Jun 02 In the year 1946 italian plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy (National Day)
Jun 03 1st bikini bathing suit displayed (Paris) on this day in history.
Jun 03 Michail I Kalinin, Pres (Supreme Soviet), dies at 60 in the year 1946.
Jun 04 Largest solar prominence (300,000 mi/500,000 km) observed in the year 1946.
Jun 05 In the year 1946 fire at LaSalle Hotel cocktail lounge kills 61 (Chicago Ill)
Jun 06 On this day in history 11 Basketball of America Assn teams meet to schedule 1st season
Jun 06 In the year 1946 gerhart Hauptmann, writer, dies at 83
Jun 06 Henry Morgan is first to take off shirt on TV in the year 1946.
Jun 07 In the year 1946 bill Kreutzmann Jr, Palo Alto CA, drummer (Grateful Dead)
Jun 07 In the year 1946 pirates players vote 20-16 to walkout rather than play the Giants