1946 Calendar

January
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  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 10, 1946 – The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented.
  • February 2, 1946 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dog in Chinese astrology.
  • March 1, 1946 – The Bank of England is nationalised.
  • March 9, 1946 – Bolton Wanderers stadium disaster at Burnden Park, Bolton, England, 33 killed and hundreds injured
  • March 19, 1946 – French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
  • March 29, 1946 – Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, one of Mexico’s leading universities, is founded.
  • April 29, 1946 – Father Divine, a controversial religious leader who claims to be God, marries the much-younger Edna Rose Ritchings, a celebrated anniversary in the International Peace Mission movement.
  • May 8, 1946 – Estonian school girls Aili Jõgi and Ageeda Paavel blow up the Soviet memorial which stood in front of the Bronze Soldier in Tallinn.
  • May 25, 1946 – The parliament of Transjordan makes Abdullah I of Jordan their Emir.
  • June 5, 1946 – A fire in the La Salle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois kills 61 people.
  • July 7, 1946 – Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini becomes the first American to be canonized.
  • July 25, 1946 – Operation Crossroads: an atomic bomb is detonated underwater in the lagoon of Bikini atoll.
  • August 16, 1946 – Mass riots in Kolkata begin, in which more than 4,000 would be killed in 72 hours.
  • August 23, 1946 – Ordinance No. 46 of the British Military Government constitutes the German Land (state) of Schleswig-Holstein.
  • September 19, 1946 – The first Cannes Film Festival is held, having been delayed seven years due to World War II.
  • September 24, 1946 – Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong.
  • December 20, 1946 – The popular Christmas film It’s a Wonderful Life is first released in New York City.
  • December 21, 1946 – An 8.1 Mw earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Nankaidō, Japan, kill over 1,300 people and destroy over 38,000 homes.
  • December 25, 1946 – The first in Europe artificial, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction is initiated within Soviet nuclear reactor F-1.

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