Saturday 4 May 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yves Lecoq and Ville Komsi.
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 4 May 1946
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1946 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Yves Lecoq: French actor, humorist, and mimic.
- Ville Komsi: Finnish politician, Green Party activist and Member of Parliament.
- Cadou Gilles: Belgian hockey player known as Cadou.
- Eddie Aikau
- Renee Powell: LPGA golfer.
- John Watson: Northern Irish racecar driver.
- Gary Bauer conservative American politician: former presidential candidate.
- John Barnard: English car designer.
- Gary Bauer: American political activist.
- 5 die in a 2 day riot at Alcatraz prison in SF bay
- 72nd Kentucky Derby: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:06.6.
- In San Francisco Bay, U.S. Marines from the nearby Treasure Island Navy Base stop a two-day riot at Alcatraz federal prison. Five people are killed in the riot.