1946 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
2425262728  
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      

July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     

October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

What Happened In Year 1946?

  • January 11, 1946 – Enver Hoxha declares the People’s Republic of Albania with himself as president.
  • January 25, 1946 – The United Mine Workers rejoins the American Federation of Labor.
  • February 2, 1946 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dog in Chinese astrology.
  • February 8, 1946 – The first portion of the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, the first serious challenge to the popularity of the Authorized King James Version, is published.
  • February 12, 1946 – African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles’ film Touch of Evil.
  • March 24, 1946 – The British Cabinet Mission, consisting of Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. V. Alexander, arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership.
  • April 7, 1946 – Syria’s independence from France is officially recognised.
  • April 29, 1946 – The International Military Tribunal for the Far East convenes and indicts former Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former Japanese leaders for war crimes.
  • May 5, 1946 – The International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo with twenty-eight Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
  • May 10, 1946 – First successful launch of an American V-2 rocket at White Sands Proving Ground.
  • May 21, 1946 – Physicist Louis Slotin is fatally irradiated in a criticality incident during an experiment with the Demon core at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • June 1, 1946 – Ion Antonescu, “Conducator” (leader) of Romania during World War II, is executed.
  • June 2, 1946 – Birth of the Italian Republic: In a referendum, Italians vote to turn Italy from a monarchy into a Republic. After the referendum the king of Italy Umberto II di Savoia is exiled.
  • July 7, 1946 – Howard Hughes nearly dies when his XF-11 spy plane prototype crashes in a Beverly Hills neighborhood.
  • July 25, 1946 – Operation Crossroads: an atomic bomb is detonated underwater in the lagoon of Bikini atoll.
  • August 3, 1946 – Santa Claus Land, the world’s first themed amusement park, opens in Santa Claus, Indiana, US.
  • September 10, 1946 – While riding a train to Darjeeling, Sister Teresa Bojaxhiu of the Loreto Sisters’ Convent claimed to have heard the call of God, directing her “to leave the convent and help the poor while living among them”. She would become known as Mother Teresa.
  • October 1, 1946 – Mensa International is founded in the United Kingdom.
  • November 1, 1946 – The New York Knicks played against the Toronto Huskies at the Maple Leaf Gardens, in the first Basketball Association of America game. The Knicks would win 68–66.
  • November 23, 1946 – French Navy fire in Hai Phong, Viet Nam, kills 6,000 civilians.

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