Tuesday 12 February 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Gilda, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1946 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Jean Ndong: Gabonese politician Prime Minister of Gabon.
- Ajda Pekkan: Turkish singer-songwriter and actress.
- Cliff DeYoung: American actor and musician.
- Jean Eyeghe Ndong: Prime Minister of Gabon.
- Ever Meulen: [Eddy Vermeulen]; Dutch designer (children stamps 1992).
- World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
- African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil.
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