Saturday 2 February 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 2, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Issayas Afeworki and Howard Bellamy in Darby.
The Diary of a Chambermaid, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Casper the Friendly Ghost.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 February 1946
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1946 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Issayas Afeworki
- Howard Bellamy in Darby: Florida, USA; vocalist (Bellamy Brothers - "Let Your Love Flow").
- Alpha Oumar Konare: Mali politician.
- Phyllis Eisenstein: Author.
- Alpha Konaré: Malian academic and politician 3rd President of Mali.
- Constantine Papadakis: Greek-American businessman and academic (d. 2009).
- John Armitt: English engineer and businessman.
- Nellie Bly closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances
- The US Navy Department announces US submarine fleet sunk 1,944 Japanese major vessels during the war, including 194 warships, killing 276,000. The Navy also admits that the US violated the 1930 London Naval Treaty in ordering unrestricted submarine warfare against Japan.
- The Hungarian Republic is proclaimed.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Andrews Sisters - Money is the Root of All Evil
- I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Harry James & His Orchestra
- Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! - Connee Boswell