Tuesday 30 April 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Karl XVI Gustav F H and King Carl.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, 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 30 April 1946 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Karl XVI Gustav F H: King of Sweden (1973- ).
- King Carl: XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
- Donald Schollander in Charlotte: North Carolina, USA; 100 metre/400 metre freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-1964).
- Michel Boyon: French official, specializing in the audiovisual sector.
- Carl XVI Gustaf : Swedish royalty, the king upon the death of his grandfather, Gustaf VI, assuming the throne on 9/15/1973.
- Don Schollander: American Olympic champion swimmer, the first to win four Gold Medals.
- Donald Schollander: Charlotte sports Champions
- Lee Bollinger: American lawyer, educator and president of Columbia University
- Carl XVI: Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
- Bill Plympton: American animator producer and screenwriter
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Dinah Shore - The Gypsy
- In the Moon Mist - Pied Pipers
- Sioux City Sue - Kate Smith
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