Thursday 2 May 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 2, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Suchet and Ralf Gothoni.
A Night in Casablanca, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Hour Glass.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 May 1946
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1946 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- David Suchet: English actor and producer.
- Ralf Gothoni
- Lesley Gore: Pop Singer.
- Scott Holden: American noted family, the son of William Holden and Brenda Marshall.
- John Woo: Director.
- Indrek Tart: Estonian sociologist and poet.
- Peter Benson: American psychologist and academic (d. 2011).
- Joanna Lumley: Actress.
- Lesley Gore in Tenafly: New Jersey, USA; singer ("It's My Party").
- Prisoners begin revolt at Alcatraz prison in California.
- The ''Battle of Alcatraz'' takes place, killing two guards and three inmates.
- Six inmates unsuccessfully try to escape from Alcatraz Prison. A riot occurs, the so-called quotBattle of Alcatrazquot.