Friday 19 April 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky and Leon Wessels.
Make Mine Music, directed by Bob Cormack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 19 April 1946 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Viktor Viktorovich Zabolotsky: Russia -- Cosmonaut (BST-02).
- Leon Wessels: South Africa lawyer/underminister of Law and Order.
- Mary Jo Slater: American casting director.
- Tim Curry: British actor, composer and singer best known for his role as Dr. Frank N. Furter in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," 1975, maintaining its status as a wildly popular cult favorite clear into the next century.
- Xavier Langlade: French political activist, leader of the Revolutionary Communist League who died in Cuba on 15 January 2007.
- Duygu Asena: Turkish journalist author and activist (d. 2006)
- Euphrosyne Doxiadis: Greek-French painter and author
- Mary Slater: American casting director and producer
- Yankees switch from 3rd base to 1st base dug out
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