Thursday 18 April 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-François Balmer and Hayley Mills.
Make Mine Music, directed by Bob Cormack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Jean-François Balmer: French Swiss actor who has worked extensively for French cinema, theatre, and television.
- Hayley Mills: British actress, an appealing juvenile who charmed audiences as the bubbly teenage star of such '60s Disney classics as "The Parent Trap" and "Pollyanna," for which she won a special Oscar in 1960 at the age of 14.
- Anne Boyd: Composer.
- Harvey Kagan: Rocker.
- Lenny Baker: rocker (Sha Na Na).
- Irene Fernandez: Malaysian activist (d. 2014).
- Skip Spence: Canadian-American singer-songwriter drummer and guitarist (Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape) (d. 1999).
- Alexander "Skip" Spence: Canada -- Guitarist / vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha).
- Call Me Mister opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances
- League of Nations dissolves (three months after the United Nations starts).
- Jackie Robinson debuts as second baseman for the Montreal Royals.
- The International Court of Justice holds its inaugural meeting in The Hague, Netherlands.
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