What Happened on May 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Carter, English novelist and journalist (d. 1992)
  • Armando Krieger, composer
  • Jim Connors, American Radio personality, born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island (d. 1987)
  • John Irvin, actor (Moment in Time)

Famous Deaths

  • George Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859)