The year 1946 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1946 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1946 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
09 MayThe first Satyagraha movement against the Portuguese rule started in Goa under the leadership of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia.
10 JuneItaly became a republican nation after the end of the monarchy.
18 JuneThe first Satyagraha movement for independence from the Portuguese rule began in Goa under the leadership of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia.
04 JulyIslands Philippine gained independence from America.
08 SeptemberBulgaria ended the monarchy.
09 OctoberThe first electric blanket went on sale in Pittsburgh, Virginia.
23 OctoberThe United Nations General Assembly met for the first time in New York.
24 OctoberFor the first time, Earth was photographed from space.
27 OctoberAfter the referendum in France, the constitution of the fourth president of this country got public approval, thus the fourth democracy started in France.
04 NovemberUNESCO, the scientific and cultural affairs organization of the United Nations, was formed with the cooperation of 43 countries.
12 NovemberPandit Madan Mohan Malviya, founder of Banaras Hindu University and awarded Bharat Ratna, died in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
13 NovemberFor the first time artificial snow was formed from a natural cloud in Massachusetts.
16 NovemberAmerican scientists succeeded in making artificial rain for the first time in the world by leaving elements of carbonic gas in the atmosphere.
23 November6000 people were killed in a fierce fire in a French naval ship in the city of Haiphyong, Vietnam.
07 AugustBritain approved for the first time a picture of a black on the coin.
16 AugustThe Muslim League declared a direct action day, during which around 5000 people were killed and 15,000 were injured in Kolkata during the violence.
09 DecemberThe Constituent Assembly, which enacted the country's highest law, met for the first time.
11 DecemberRajendra Prasad was appointed the Speaker of the Constituent Assembly.
16 DecemberThailand became a member of the United Nations.
10 JanuaryRepresentatives of 51 nations attended the first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in London.
17 JanuaryThe first meeting of the United Nations Security Council, the world's most powerful body, took place.
31 JanuaryYugoslavia disintegrated into six countries based on the model of the then Soviet Union (Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia).
01 FebruaryNorwegian leader Tregue Lai was elected the first Secretary General of the United Nations.
16 FebruaryFor the first time the Soviet Union representative in the United Nations exercised the veto right.
02 MarchHo Chi Minh was elected President of Vietnam.
10 March1855 people died in a train accident in Brazil.
31 MarchGreece voted for the first time after World War II.
07 AprilSyria gained independence from France.
17 AprilSyria gained independence from France.
20 JanuaryFrench President Charles de Goule resigned from his post.
14 FebruaryBank of England became nationalized bank.
09 MarchJuho Kusti Pasikwin became the President of Finland.
01 AprilSingapore became a Crown Colony.
10 JuneItaly was declared a republic.
04 JulyAnkara University was established in Turkey.
01 AugustThe Atomic Energy Commission was established in the United States.
04 SeptemberIn Bombay, street violence erupted between Muslims and Hindus.
02 OctoberCommunists occupied Bulgaria.
10 NovemberSlimbridge Wetland Reserve opened in England.
07 December119 people were killed in a fire at the Winecoff Hotel in downtown Atlanta, United States.
03 JanuaryCanadian-American jockey George Woolf, who rode Seabiscuit to a famous victory over War Admiral in 1938, was fatally injured when he fell from his horse during a race.
11 JanuaryEnver Hoxha, First Secretary of the Party of Labour of Albania, declared the People's Republic of Albania with himself as head of state.
17 JanuaryThe United Nations Security Council, the organ of the United Nations charged with the maintenance of international peace and security, held its first meeting at Church House in London.
20 JanuaryFavouring stronger executive power than the draft constitution for the French Fourth Republic provided, Charles de Gaulle resigned as President of the Provisional Government.
22 JanuaryIran Crisis: The Republic of Mahabad declared its independence, seeking autonomy for the Kurds within Iran.
22 JanuaryIran Crisis: The Republic of Mahabad declared its independence, seeking autonomy for the Kurds within Iran.
12 FebruaryBlack United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard was severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point that he lost his vision in both eyes, an incident that galvanized the Civil Rights Movement.
16 FebruaryThe Sikorsky S-51, the first helicopter to be built for civilian instead of military use, made its first flight.
24 FebruaryColonel Juan Perón, founder of the political movement that became known as Peronism, was elected to his first term as President of Argentina .
24 FebruaryColonel Juan Perón, founder of the political movement that became known as Peronism, was elected to his first term as President of Argentina .
26 FebruaryFinnish observers reported the first sightings of unidentified flying objects known as 'ghost rockets', which have not yet been positively identified.
09 MarchThirty-three people were killed in a stampede at Burnden Park, a football stadium in Bolton, England.
11 MarchRudolf Höss, the first commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, was captured by British troops.
21 MarchThe Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League signed Kenny Washington, making him the first African American player in the league since 1933.
03 AprilThe Imperial Japanese Army officer, an officer of Jaharu Homa, was killed for war crimes related to the Bon Death March.
17 AprilSyria was given freedom from France's rule.
26 AprilTwo passenger trains collided in Naperville, Illinois, USA, killing 45 people and injuring around 125 people.
29 AprilThe International Military Tribunal for the Far East inspired Hideki Tojo and 27 other Japanese leaders for war crimes.
02 MayThe Alkatraz battle began on 2 May 1946 in San Francisco, California after the murder of two guards and three prisoners. The battle lasted from 2 to 4 May 1946.
07 MayMasaru Ibuka founded Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo (Tokyo Telecom Engineering Corporation) on 7 May 1946 with a total of eight employees. In today's world, this company is famous as Sony, the 2014 Fortune is ranked 105th in the 500 list.
07 MayMasaru Ibuka and Acio Morita founded the Tokyo Telecom Engineering Corporation, which later changed its name to Sony.
11 MayMalaysia's largest political party United Malaysian National Organization was established on 11 May 1946. Each of the six Prime Ministers of Malaysia has been an UMNO member.
11 MayJoint Malaysian National Organization, Malaysia's largest political party was established today, originally to oppose the constitutional structure of the Malay Sangh.
21 MayManhattan Project physicist Louis Slotin accidentally triggers a fission reaction at Los Alamos National Laboratory and gives himself a lethal dose of hard radiation, making him the victim of a significant accident in history.
25 MayAbdullah bin Hussain, Emirate of Transjudan, was renamed as King of 'Transgendon's Hashmite Kingdom'.
06 JuneThe National Basketball Association was established. The National Basketball Association NBA begins with only 11 teams. This premium is a men's professional basketball championship. Nowadays the number of participating teams has increased to 30, which includes many international players from different countries of the world.
09 JuneBhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest rule, climbed the throne of Thailand.
09 JuneAfter the assassination of King Anand Mahidol, the current emperor, the world's longest rule, Bhoomibol Advantage, climbed the throne of Thailand.
23 JuneCanadian's largest coastal earthquake, 7.3 MW, was killed to measure, but Vancouver island, but only caused two casualties, because its subcatendra had several populated areas.
05 JulyIn the name of Bikini Atol, the site of nuclear weapons testing, intersections in the Marshall Islands, modern bikini were on a fashion show in Paris.
07 JulyMother Frances Zewear Cabrini became the first American, who was bacnated as a saint.
16 AugustAs a result of the call of the Muslim League for an independent Pakistan, there was a broader riot and mansab between Hindus and Muslims in the city of Calcutta.
06 SeptemberUnited States Secretary James F. Bayers announced in relation to Germany, that the US would follow the apoolish of economic reconstruction.
10 SeptemberWhile riding a train for Darjeeling, Sister Teresa Bojaxihu, later Mother Teresa realized that later she described what she had described as 'Collogethin the Call'. Instructed to help the poor.
20 SeptemberThe first Cannes Film Festival was opened in the resort city of Cannes. This will be an annual festival on the French Riviera.
24 SeptemberCathe Pacific, Hong Kong's D Facto International Flag Career Airline, Roy Fareel and Sidnide Cantzo.
02 OctoberMensa, the largest and oldest high-intellect in the world, was built in the United Kingdom.
20 DecemberFrank Capra's popular Christmas film It's a Wonderful Life was released in New York City.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1946 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
02 SeptemberPandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India, was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Interim Government of undivided India.
14 DecemberDr. Rajendra Prasad was elected the President of the Constituent Assembly of India.
18 FebruaryThe Royal Indian Navy Navy) rebelled in Mumbai.
10 MayJawaharlal Nehru was elected the leader of the Congress party in India.
24 MarchThe British Cabinet Mission, consisting of Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. V. Alexander, come to India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to the Indian leadership.
18 JuneRam Manohar Lohia, a socialist, called for direct action day against the Portuguese in Goa. A road in Panjim is named after this date. The Direct Action Day, also known as the great Calcutta murders, was a broader riot and murder between Hindus and Muslims in the city in the city of Bengal (now known as Kolkata) in the Bengal province of British India.
02 SeptemberThe interim government of India, under the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru, was formed from British rule to help India's dependence on transition.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1946 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
14 DecemberSanjay Gandhi / Politician / India
03 NovemberPratapsingh Baghel / Politician / India
05 JulyAsghar Wajahat / Writer / India
05 JunePrem Khandu Thungan / Politician / India
05 JulyRam Vilas Paswan / Politician / India
06 OctoberVinod Khanna / Actor / India
08 JulyBiplab Chatterjee / Actor / India
09 JanuaryMohammad Ishaq Khan / Academic / India
09 DecemberSonia Gandhi / Politician / India
11 JanuaryAnju Mahendru / Actress / India
11 AprilNavin Nischol / Actor / India
11 OctoberVijay P. Bhatkar / Scientist / India
12 OctoberAshok Mankad / Cricketer / India
13 SeptemberRamaswamy Parameshwaran / Soldier / India
15 OctoberVictor Banerjee / Actor / India
16 JanuaryKabir Bedi / Actor / India
16 OctoberNaveen Patnaik / Politician / India
17 MarchPrithviraj Chavan / Politician / India
18 AugustAruna Irani / Actress / India
18 NovemberKamalanath / Writer / India
20 SeptemberMarkandey Katju / Lawyer / India

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