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1946: January–June In US History

What do you know about 1946: January–June In US History
Try this The Year In US History Made Easy Quiz
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the page.

1) What theatre did a revised and streamlined revival of Kern and Hammerstein's Show Boat open on January 6 on Broadway?48 stars (1912 - 1959)

  1. Ziegfeld Theatre
  2. Rockefeller Center
  3. Seinfeld Theatre
  4. Park Central Theatre

2) The United Mine Workers rejoins what labor organization on January 25?

  1. Congress of Industrial Organizations
  2. American Federation of Labor
  3. Union of Labor
  4. International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union

3) When was the Central Intelligence Group established (the CIA in 1947)?

  1. January 27
  2. January 28
  3. January 29
  4. January 30

4) On February 14, ENIAC (for "Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer"), the first general-purpose electronic computer, is unveiled at what university?

  1. New York University
  2. Harvard University
  3. Princeton University
  4. University of Pennsylvania

5) In Philadelphia, what corporation’s strikers and police clash on February 28?

  1. General Electric
  2. Burroughs’s
  3. NCR
  4. IBM

6) In his speech at Westminster College, in Fulton, Missouri on March 5, what does Winston Churchill talk about?

  1. World War 2
  2. Iron Curtain
  3. Jennie Jerome
  4. Space Race

7) Who signs an agreement, on March 6, with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union?

  1. Mao Tzu Tung
  2. Douglas MacArthur
  3. Ho Chi Minh
  4. Hu Jinato

8) What ceremony is held on March 7?

  1. The 18th Grammy Awards
  2. The 18th Emmy Awards
  3. The 18th Pulitzer Awards
  4. The 18th Academy Awards

9) Born on March 13, who was the American-born commander of the elite Israeli army commando unit Sayeret Matkal, killed during Operation Entebbe (died 1976)?

  1. Yonatan Netanyahu
  2. Benjamin Netanyahu
  3. Rosh HaMemshala
  4. Yitzhak Rabin

10) How many are killed on April 1, when a 46-foot high tsunami strikes Hilo and Laupāhoehoe on the Big Island of Hawaii; many are killed and thousands injured?

  1. 73
  2. 173
  3. 273
  4. 373

11) What country does the United States recognize Josip Broz Tito's government on April 18?

  1. Albania
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  3. Yugoslavia
  4. Slovenia

12) On April 23, the Eastern Pennsylvania Basketball League is founded. What is the league now known as?

  1. CBU
  2. ABC
  3. NFU
  4. CBA

13) On April 23, Howard Hughes's Western movie The Outlaw, starring Jane Russell, goes on general release. What is the movie’s original release date?

  1. February 5, 1943
  2. February 5, 1944
  3. February 5, 1945
  4. February 25, 1943

14) What day was the Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City?

  1. May 6
  2. June 6
  3. July 6
  4. August

15) Where does a tornado hit on June 17 that kills 17 people?

  1. Madison Creek
  2. Simpson Creek
  3. Detroit River
  4. Ohio River

16) On June 17, Henry V opens in the United States nearly 2 years after its release in England.  It is the first Shakespeare film in color, and critics hail it as the finest film of a Shakespeare play ever made.  Who is the star?

  1. Richard Burton
  2. Ted Anderson
  3. Johnny Depp
  4. Laurence Olivier

1946 (Jan-Jun) in US History [Answers]

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