Tuesday 24 December 1946, Christmas EveUS date format: 12/24/1946, UK date format: 24/12/1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 24, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Roselyne Bachelot and Jeff Sessions.
The Man I Love, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
- Roselyne Bachelot: French politician, formerly pharmacist,...
- Jeff Sessions: American captain lawyer and politician...
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- Sharon Farrell in Sioux City: Iowa, USA; actress (Lori - Hawaii...
- Jan Akkerman: Dutch guitarist (Focus and Brainbox).
- Brenda Howard: American bisexual activist (d. 2005).
- US General MacNarney gives 800,000 "minor Nazis" amnesty.
- 4th French republic established.