What Happened on March 2, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st intercollegiate track meet telecast, Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • Soviet armies conquer Tuppura Island Finland

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, chairman (South African Prog Fed Party, 1979-86)
  • Tony Croatto, Italian-born composer (d. 2005)