What Happened on June 4, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st night game at Forbes Field (Pirates 14, Braves 2)
  • 1st NL night game at Sportsman's Park (Dodgers 10, Cardinals 1)
  • British complete the "miracle of Dunkirk" by evacuating 300,000 allied troops from France

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Winston Churchill says "We shall fight on the seas & oceans"

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Rudd Moore, composer
  • Gerrit H Terpstra, economist/Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • Ludwig Schwarz, Austrian bishop

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Radio broadcaster Paul Harvey (21) weds radio producer Lynne Cooper

ABC Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey
ABC Radio Broadcaster
Paul Harvey