Friday 20 December 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Beast with Five Fingers, directed by Robert Florey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1946 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Dick Wolf: American television series creator.
- Uri Geller: Israeli psychic and telekinetic with an international reputation.
- Lesley Judd: English dancer and television host.
- Lloyd Mumphord: American football player.
- Sonny Perdue: American captain and politician 81st Governor of Georgia.
- John Spencer: Actor (Tommy Mullanney-LA Law)
- Bill Hosket: American basketball player, he won the Gold medal with the U.S. team at the 1968 Olympics. He later played pro for the Buffalo Braves and New York Knicks from 1968 to 1972, winning an NBA championship with the Knicks in 1970.
- An 8.1 Mw earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Nankaido, Japan, kill over 1,300 people and destroy over 38,000 homes.
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