1946 Calendar

January
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
February
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     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
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 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 United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.
  • February 2, 1946 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dog in Chinese astrology.
  • February 5, 1946 – The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.
  • February 15, 1946 – ENIAC, the first electronic general-purpose computer, is formally dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
  • March 9, 1946 – Bolton Wanderers stadium disaster at Burnden Park, Bolton, England, 33 killed and hundreds injured
  • April 1, 1946 – Formation of the Malayan Union.
  • May 2, 1946 – The “Battle of Alcatraz” takes place, killing two guards and three inmates.
  • 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 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 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 10, 1946 – First successful launch of an American V-2 rocket at White Sands Proving Ground.
  • May 11, 1946 – UMNO is created.
  • June 1, 1946 – Ion Antonescu, “Conducator” (leader) of Romania during World War II, is executed.
  • August 3, 1946 – Santa Claus Land, the world’s first themed amusement park, opens in Santa Claus, Indiana, US.
  • August 23, 1946 – Ordinance No. 46 of the British Military Government constitutes the German Land (state) of Schleswig-Holstein.
  • September 19, 1946 – The Council of Europe is founded following a speech by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich.
  • October 16, 1946 – Nuremberg Trials: Execution of the convicted Nazi leaders of the Main Trial.
  • October 24, 1946 – A camera on board the V-2 No. 13 rocket takes the first photograph of earth from outer space.
  • December 9, 1946 – The “Subsequent Nuremberg Trials” begin with the “Doctors’ Trial”, prosecuting doctors alleged to be involved in human experimentation.
  • 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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