1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter F), 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.
Real World Events
- Actor J. E. Freeman is born.
- Actor Pete Postlethwaite is born.
- Stan Winston is born.
- Actor Corey Rand is born.
- Actor Danny Glover is born.
- Artist Walt Simonson is born.
- Screenwriter Dan O'Bannon is born.
- Actor Charles Dance is born.
- Author Alan Dean Foster is born.