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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1946.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1946: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1946?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1946 Weight Watchers forms
  • 07 Apr 1946 10th Golf Masters Championship: Herman Keiser wins, shooting a 282.
  • 08 Apr 1946 League of Nations assembles for last time
  • 10 Apr 1946 In Japan, women vote for the first time, during elections for the House of Representatives of the 90th Imperial Diet.
  • 12 Apr 1946 Syria gains independence from France
  • 13 Apr 1946 Belgian premier Acker proclaims end of wage and price freeze.
  • 14 Apr 1946 Day Before Spring closes at National Theater NYC after 167 performances
  • 16 Apr 1946 First US launch of captured German V-2 rocket, White Sands New Mexico; 8 km altitude.
  • 17 Apr 1946 Syria declares independence from French administration
  • 18 Apr 1946 Call Me Mister opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances
  • 20 Apr 1946 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs. Cubs
  • 21 Apr 1946 SED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany
  • 22 Apr 1946 SED, Sozialistic Einheitspartei Deutschlands, party forms
  • 23 Apr 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers' Ed Head no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0.
  • 25 Apr 1946 Exposition Flyer rammed at Napierville, Illinois, USA killing 48.
  • 27 Apr 1946 FA Cup: Derby County beat Charlton Athletic in the first FA Cup final since the end of the war
  • 28 Apr 1946 Pestalozzi Children’s Village (''Kinderdorf Pestalozzi'') established at Trogen in Switzerland to accommodate and educate orphans of World War II according to Pestalozzian principles.
  • 29 Apr 1946 28 former Japanese leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1946?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy
  2. - Personality
  3. - Sioux City Sue
  4. - You Won't be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)
  5. - Prisoner of Love

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir