Tuesday February 12, 1946
US date format: 2/12/1946, UK date format: 12/2/1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Cliff De Young and Ever Meulen.
Breakfast in Hollywood, directed by Harold D. Schuster, 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..
Which were the important events of February 12, 1946?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
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- World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
- African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 12, 1946?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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