February 1946 calendar

February 1946

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1946: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1946?


  • 01 Feb 1946 Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president.
  • 02 Feb 1946 Nellie Bly closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 05 Feb 1946 The United States recognizes the government of Romania.
  • 06 Feb 1946 Lute Song opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances
  • 07 Feb 1946 Filibuster in US Senate kills FEPC bill.
  • 08 Feb 1946 Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties.
  • 09 Feb 1946 Dutch Labor Party (Dutch Social Democratic Party) forms.
  • 10 Feb 1946 1st black pro-baseball player Jackie Robinson marries Rachel Isum
  • 11 Feb 1946 The U.S. Military Tribunal in Japan convicts Lieutenant General Masaharu Homma of the Japanese Army of ordering the Bataan Death March and condoning other wartime atrocities. He is sentenced to death by firing squad.
  • 12 Feb 1946 World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
  • 13 Feb 1946 Duchess Misbehaves opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 14 Feb 1946 The Bank of England is nationalized.
  • 15 Feb 1946 ENIAC, the first electronic general-purpose computer, is formally dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
  • 16 Feb 1946 Duchess Misbehaves closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 17 Feb 1946 Humanistic Covenant forms in Amsterdam.
  • 18 Feb 1946 Sailors of the Royal Indian Navy mutiny in Bombay harbour, from where the action spreads throughout the Provinces of British India, involving 78 ships, twenty shore establishments and 20,000 sailors
  • 20 Feb 1946 An explosion kills more than 400 coal miners in West Germany.
  • 21 Feb 1946 Anti-British demonstrations in Egypt.
  • 26 Feb 1946 Two killed and ten wounded in race riot in Columbia, Tennessee, USA.
  • 27 Feb 1946 4th Road film, Road to Utopia premieres (NYC)
  • 28 Feb 1946 Combined Chiefs of Staff reveal that the American, Canadian, and British Governments had experimented with building ice ships during 1942-43. The Habbakuk project was to create a two-million-ton ship made of ice and wood pulp, 2000 feet long, 300 feet wide, as a floating aircraft base.
  • 01 Feb 1946 Trygve Lie of Norway is picked to be the first United Nations Secretary-General.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
  2. - I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
  3. - Money is the Root of All Evil
  4. - You Won't be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)
  5. - Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?