What Happened on February 5, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Gen Winckelman replaces Gen Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Glenn Miller & his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller

Famous Birthdays

  • H R Giger, Swiss artist & special effects designer (Alien), born in Z├╝rich, (d. 2014)