What Happened on October 20, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cheese rationed in Netherlands
  • Greenhouse rationing begins in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathy Kirby, British singer
  • Robert Pinsky, American poet and Poet Laureate of the United States

Famous Deaths

  • Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (b. 1885)