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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1946?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1946 78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8
  • 02 Jun 1946 Italian plebiscite chooses Republic over monarchy (National Day)
  • 03 Jun 1946 1st bikini bathing suit displayed (Paris)
  • 04 Jun 1946 Largest solar prominence (300,000 miles / 500,000 km) observed.
  • 05 Jun 1946 Fire at LaSalle Hotel cocktail lounge kills 61 (Chicago, Illinois, USA).
  • 06 Jun 1946 Martin Kresses begins publishing Eric the Viking comic strip
  • 07 Jun 1946 Pirates players vote 20-16 to walkout rather than play the Giants
  • 08 Jun 1946 Lute Song closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 142 performances
  • 09 Jun 1946 66,545 fans help Yanks break million attendance mark, the earliest
  • 10 Jun 1946 Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, ends term as 1st Director of CIA Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, becomes 2nd Director of CIA
  • 13 Jun 1946 King Umberto II of Italy abdicates
  • 14 Jun 1946 Canadian Library Association established.
  • 16 Jun 1946 Annie Get Your Gun opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1147 performances
  • 17 Jun 1946 SouthWest Bell innaugurates mobile telephone commercial service, Saint Louis, Missouri. USA.
  • 18 Jun 1946 Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist, calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa. A road is named after this date in Panjim.
  • 20 Jun 1946 New York City transit begins using PA system - Car # 744 on 8th Ave IND line
  • 21 Jun 1946 Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million
  • 22 Jun 1946 Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians
  • 23 Jun 1946 The 1946 Vancouver Island earthquake strikes Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
  • 24 Jun 1946 11.72 (29.77 cm) of rainfall at Mellen Wisc (state 24-hr record)
  • 25 Jun 1946 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) (World Bank) begins operations.
  • 26 Jun 1946 Dutch Nazi collaborator Arnold Meijer sentenced to 5 years
  • 28 Jun 1946 Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleveland Indians games begins
  • 29 Jun 1946 Are You with It? closes at Century Theater NYC after 264 performances
  • 30 Jun 1946 The War Relocation Authority is abolished.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States of America

Up in Mabel's Room

Up in Mabel's Room

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Harry Myers