1946 Calendar

January
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February
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     12
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10111213141516
17181920212223
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March
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     12
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10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

April
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 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
May
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567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
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      1
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
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
November
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     12
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.
  • February 1, 1946 – Trygve Lie of Norway is picked to be the first United Nations Secretary General.
  • February 2, 1946 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dog in Chinese astrology.
  • February 18, 1946 – Sailors of the Royal Indian Navy mutinied in Mumbai harbour, from where it would spread throughout British India and involve 78 ships, 20 shore establishments and 20,000 sailors
  • March 5, 1946 – Winston Churchill uses the phrase “Iron Curtain” in his speech at Westminster College, Missouri.
  • March 19, 1946 – French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
  • April 1, 1946 – Formation of the Malayan Union.
  • 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 4, 1946 – In San Francisco Bay, U.S. Marines from the nearby Treasure Island Naval Base stop a two-day riot at Alcatraz federal prison. Five people are killed in the riot.
  • May 10, 1946 – First successful launch of an American V-2 rocket at White Sands Proving Ground.
  • July 22, 1946 – King David Hotel bombing: a Zionist underground organisation, the Irgun, bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, site of the civil administration and military headquarters for Mandate Palestine, resulting in 91 deaths.
  • August 8, 1946 – First flight of the Convair B-36, the world’s first mass-produce nuclear weapon delivery vehicle.
  • September 2, 1946 – The Interim Government of India is formed with Jawaharlal Nehru as Vice President with the powers of a Prime Minister.
  • September 19, 1946 – The Council of Europe is founded following a speech by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich.
  • October 1, 1946 – Mensa International is founded in the United Kingdom.
  • November 19, 1946 – Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
  • December 12, 1946 – A fire at a New York City ice plant spreads to a nearby tenement killing 37 people.
  • December 15, 1946 – US-backed Iranian troops evict the leadership of the breakaway Republic of Mahabad, putting an end to the Iran crisis of 1946.
  • 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 31, 1946 – President Harry S. Truman officially proclaims the end of hostilities in World War II.

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