Thursday 21 February 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Rickman and Tyne Daly.
Sentimental Journey, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Casper the Friendly Ghost.
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What the sky looked like on 21 February 1946
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Which were the important events of 21 February 1946 ?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Alan Rickman: Actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves).
- Tyne Daly: American actress who drifted into her field with stage work, low-budget films and TV guest shots as a natural outcome of having acting parents.
- Tricia Cox: American noted family, the daughter of President Richard Nixon and his wife, Patricia.
- Anthony Daniels: British actor.
- Vito Rizzuto: Italian-Canadian mob boss (d. 2013).
- Bob Ryan: American journalist and author.
- Tyne Daly in Madison: Wisconsin, USA; actress (Cagney and Lacey, Angel Unchained).
- Jose Streel: Belgian World War II collaborator (Born 1911).
- Anti-British demonstrations in Egypt.