Tuesday 30 April 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Karl XVI Gustav F H and King Carl.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 April 1946 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Karl XVI Gustav F H: King of Sweden (1973- ).
- King Carl: XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
- Donald Schollander in Charlotte: North Carolina, USA; 100 metre/400 metre freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-1964).
- Michel Boyon: French official, specializing in the audiovisual sector.
- Carl XVI Gustaf : Swedish royalty, the king upon the death of his grandfather, Gustaf VI, assuming the throne on 9/15/1973.
- Don Schollander: American Olympic champion swimmer, the first to win four Gold Medals.
- Donald Schollander: Charlotte sports Champions
- Lee Bollinger: American lawyer, educator and president of Columbia University
- Carl XVI: Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
- Bill Plympton: American animator producer and screenwriter
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Dinah Shore - The Gypsy
- In the Moon Mist - Pied Pipers
- Sioux City Sue - Kate Smith
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