4th World Science Fiction Convention

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Pacificon I, the 4th World Science Fiction Convention
GenreScience fiction
VenuePark View Manor
Location(s)Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
InauguratedAugust 30-September 1, 1946
Attendance~130

The 4th World Science Fiction Convention was held August 30-September 1, 1946, at the Park View Manor in Los Angeles, California. Known as "Pacificon I", it was the first time the annual event had been held since 1941, due to the Second World War.[1]

The guests of honor were A. E. Van Vogt and E. Mayne Hull. The convention chairman was Walter J. Daugherty. Attendance was approximately 130 members.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Long List of World Science Fiction Conventions". World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved March 7, 2011.

See also[edit]

Preceded by
3rd World Science Fiction Convention
Denvention I in Denver, United States (1941)
List of Worldcons
4th World Science Fiction Convention
Pacificon I in Los Angeles, United States (1946)
Succeeded by
5th World Science Fiction Convention
Philcon I in Philadelphia, United States (1947)