May 1946

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May 25, 1946: Truman comes within 3 minutes of ordering U.S. Army to seize America's railroads
May 3, 1946: Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal opens
Louis Slotin
May 21, 1946: Nuclear accident fatally injures Dr. Slotin

The following events occurred in May, 1946:

Contents

May 1, 1946 (Wednesday)

May 2, 1946 (Thursday)

May 3, 1946 (Friday)

May 4, 1946 (Saturday)

May 5, 1946 (Sunday)

May 6, 1946 (Monday)

May 7, 1946 (Tuesday)

May 8, 1946 (Wednesday)

May 9, 1946 (Thursday)

King Victor Emmanuel III

May 10, 1946 (Friday)

May 11, 1946 (Saturday)

CARE Package

May 12, 1946 (Sunday)

May 13, 1946 (Monday)

May 14, 1946 (Tuesday)

May 15, 1946 (Wednesday)

May 16, 1946 (Thursday)

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Magnetophon

May 17, 1946 (Friday)

May 18, 1946 (Saturday)

May 19, 1946 (Sunday)

Tarkington

May 20, 1946 (Monday)

May 21, 1946 (Tuesday)

May 22, 1946 (Wednesday)

Krug
Frank

May 23, 1946 (Thursday)

May 24, 1946 (Friday)

May 25, 1946 (Saturday)

Transjordan

May 26, 1946 (Sunday)

Gottwald

May 27, 1946 (Monday)

May 28, 1946 (Tuesday)

May 29, 1946 (Wednesday)

John L. Lewis

May 30, 1946 (Thursday)

May 31, 1946 (Friday)

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  10. ^ "Suffrage for the Suffering Indians", Milwaukee Journal, October 12, 1948, p20
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  14. ^ "11 Nations Invited to View Atom Test", Milwaukee Journal, May 8, 1946, p11
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