1946 Calendar

January
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February
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March
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     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

April
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78910111213
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21222324252627
282930    
May
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
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2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
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July
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 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
August
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    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     

October
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6789101112
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20212223242526
2728293031  
November
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3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
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891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

What Happened In Year 1946?

  • January 10, 1946 – The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.
  • January 22, 1946 – Iran: Qazi Muhammad declares the independent people’s Republic of Mahabad at Chuwarchira Square in the Kurdish city of Mahabad. He is the new president; Hadschi Baba Scheich is the prime minister.
  • February 2, 1946 – The Hungarian Republic is proclaimed.
  • February 12, 1946 – World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
  • March 19, 1946 – French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
  • March 28, 1946 – Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson–Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
  • April 1, 1946 – Aleutian Island earthquake: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake near the Aleutian Islands creates a tsunami that strikes the Hawaiian Islands killing 159, mostly in Hilo.
  • April 17, 1946 – Syria obtains its Independence from the French occupation.
  • May 10, 1946 – First successful launch of an American V-2 rocket at White Sands Proving Ground.
  • May 25, 1946 – The parliament of Transjordan makes Abdullah I of Jordan their Emir.
  • 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.
  • June 27, 1946 – In the Canadian Citizenship Act, the Parliament of Canada establishes the definition of Canadian citizenship.
  • July 7, 1946 – Howard Hughes nearly dies when his XF-11 spy plane prototype crashes in a Beverly Hills neighborhood.
  • August 8, 1946 – First flight of the Convair B-36, the world’s first mass-produce nuclear weapon delivery vehicle.
  • August 16, 1946 – Mass riots in Kolkata begin, in which more than 4,000 would be killed in 72 hours.
  • October 24, 1946 – A camera on board the V-2 No. 13 rocket takes the first photograph of earth from outer space.
  • December 7, 1946 – A fire at the Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia kills 119 people, the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history.
  • 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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