Thursday 12 December 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George Santo Pietro and Marlous Fluitsma.
The Yearling, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Let's Celebrate.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- George Santo Pietro: Husband of Vanna White.
- Marlous Fluitsma: Actress (De Prooi, Apart, Alle Dagen Feest).
- Clive Bunker: rock drummer (Jethro Tull).
- Emerson Fittipaldi: Brazilian champion race car driver, considered one of the greatest in his field.
- Barrie Rutter: English actor and director.
- Paula Wagner: American actress and producer
- Tide detergent introduced
- UN accepts 6 Manhattan blocks as a gift from John D Rockefeller Jr
- Ice plant collapses, shearing a tenement building and burying 38.
- United Nations accepts six Manhattan (New York) blocks as a gift from John D Rockefeller Jr.
- A fire at a New York City ice plant spreads to a nearby tenement killing 37 people.
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