Sporting Highlights for 1946
Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1946. France, still recovering from the war, did not hold a Tour de France event this year. Both the FIFA World Cup and Commonwealth Games (British Empire Games) were due to be held, but were postponed unitl 1950.
Here is a time line of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1946.
|Jan||Tennis Australia Open won by Jack Bromwich and Nancye Bolton|
|April||Golf Masters won by Herman Keiser|
|May||Tennis French Open won by Marcel Bernard and Margaret Osborne|
|June||Golf US Open won by Lloyd Mangrum|
|July||Tennis Wimbledon won by Yvon Petra and Pauline Betz|
|July||Golf British Open won by Sam Snead.|
|Aug||Golf US PGA won by Ben Hogan|
|Sep||Tennis US National Championship won by Jack Kramer and Pauline Betz|
|Oct||The Baseball World Series won by St. Louis Cardinals|
Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.
If you have correction or know of events that should be included here, please let me know. You can also send a comment below.
- Timeline (all years) in the world of sport
- For future sporting events, see the Calendar of Major Sporting Events
- more about the World of Sport