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  • Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Wednesday Dec 18, 1946

    Steven Spielberg

    Born

    Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Wednesday Dec 18, 1946

    Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio.




  • Vietnam
    Thursday Dec 19, 1946

    First Indochina War

    All-out war broke out

    Vietnam
    Thursday Dec 19, 1946

    After over one year of latent conflict, all-out war broke out in December 1946 between French and Việt Minh forces as Hồ Chí Minh and his government went underground.




  • Vietnam
    Thursday Dec 19, 1946

    Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh declared war against The French Union

    Vietnam
    Thursday Dec 19, 1946

    On 19 December 1946, after the Haiphong incident, Ho Chi Minh declared war against the French Union, marking the beginning of the Indochina War.




  • Havana, Cuba
    Friday Dec 20, 1946

    Lucky Luciano

    The three topics under discussion

    Havana, Cuba
    Friday Dec 20, 1946

    In 1946, Lansky called a meeting of the heads of the major crime families in Havana that December, dubbed the Havana Conference. The ostensible reason was to see singer Frank Sinatra perform. However, the real reason was to discuss mob business with Luciano in attendance. The three topics under discussion were: the heroin trade, Cuban gambling, and what to do about Siegel and his floundering Flamingo Hotel project in Las Vegas.




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