Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1946 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1946
MCMXLVI
Ab urbe condita2699
Armenian calendar1395
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԵ
Assyrian calendar6696
Baháʼí calendar102–103
Balinese saka calendar1867–1868
Bengali calendar1353
Berber calendar2896
British Regnal year10 Geo. 6 – 11 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2490
Burmese calendar1308
Byzantine calendar7454–7455
Chinese calendar乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4642 or 4582
    — to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4643 or 4583
Coptic calendar1662–1663
Discordian calendar3112
Ethiopian calendar1938–1939
Hebrew calendar5706–5707
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2002–2003
 - Shaka Samvat1867–1868
 - Kali Yuga5046–5047
Holocene calendar11946
Igbo calendar946–947
Iranian calendar1324–1325
Islamic calendar1365–1366
Japanese calendarShōwa 21
(昭和21年)
Javanese calendar1876–1878
Juche calendar35
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4279
Minguo calendarROC 35
民國35年
Nanakshahi calendar478
Thai solar calendar2489
Tibetan calendar阴木鸡年
(female Wood-Rooster)
2072 or 1691 or 919
    — to —
阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
2073 or 1692 or 920

1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1946th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 946th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1940s decade.

Events

January

Main article: January 1946

January 10: First meeting of the UN.
January 10: First meeting of the UN.
January 10: Project Diana
January 28: Bluenose founders.
January 28: Bluenose founders.

February

Main article: February 1946

March

Main article: March 1946

April

Main article: April 1946

May

Main article: May 1946

June

Main article: June 1946

Four DUKW amphibious vehicles taking part in the Victory Parade in London on 8 June 1946
Four DUKW amphibious vehicles taking part in the Victory Parade in London on 8 June 1946

July

Main article: July 1946

August

Main article: August 1946

September

Main article: September 1946

October

Main article: October 1946

November

Main article: November 1946

December

Main article: December 1946

Date unknown

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

John Paul Jones
Diane Keaton
Dolly Parton
David Lynch
Arnoldo Alemán
Gene Siskel

February

Blake Clark
Charlotte Rampling
Tyne Daly
Anthony Daniels
Alan Rickman

March

David Gilmour
Frank Welker
Liza Minnelli
Timothy Dalton
Alejandro Toledo

April

Hanna Suchocka
Ed O'Neill
Tim Curry
Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Bill Plympton

May

Joanna Lumley
André the Giant
Candice Bergen
Donovan
Cher
George Best
Irena Szewińska

June

Brian Cox
Donald Trump
Noddy Holder
Ted Shackelford
Ellison Onizuka
Gilda Radner

July

Mireya Moscoso
Leszek Miller
George W. Bush
Sylvester Stallone
Hassanal Bolkiah
Linda Ronstadt
Danny Glover

August

Ralph Gonsalves
Óscar Berger
Lesley Ann Warren
Bill Clinton
Keith Moon
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece

September

Barry Gibb
Roh Moo-hyun
Freddie Mercury
Jim Hines
Tommy Lee Jones
Oliver Stone
Mart Siimann
María Teresa Ruiz

October

Susan Sarandon
Vinod Khanna
Naoto Kan
Charles Dance
Chris Tarrant
Daryl Hall
Richard Carpenter
Suzanne Somers
Peter Green

November

Laura Bush
Sally Field
Petra Burka
Duane Allman
Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
Marina Abramović

December

José Carreras
Rhoma Irama
Patty Duke
Benny Andersson
Eugene Levy
Steven Spielberg
Jeff Sessions
Jimmy Buffett
Patti Smith
Diane von Fürstenberg

Date unknown

Deaths

January

Georg, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen
László Bárdossy

February

Felix Hoffmann
Rafael Erich
Béla Imrédy

March

Ferenc Szálasi
Francisco Largo Caballero
Barbu Știrbey

April

Patriarch Eulogius
Patriarch Eulogius
Juan Bautista Sacasa
Robert Bartlett

May

Alexei Nikolaevich Bach
Friedrich, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Marcela de Agoncillo

June

Ion Antonescu
Sándor Simonyi-Semadam
King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII) of Thailand
King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII) of Thailand
Gerhart Hauptmann
Jorge Ubico
Juan Antonio Ríos

July

Federico Laredo Bru
Shefqet Verlaci
Blessed Alexander Vvedensky

August

Wilhelm Marx
King Inayatullah Khan
H. G. Wells

September

Blessed Francesco Bonifacio

October

Ignacy Moscicki
István Bethlen
Blessed Alberto Marvelli
Per Albin Hansson
Hermann Göring

November

December

Walter Johnson
W. C. Fields

Nobel Prizes

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