What Happened on September 19, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes
  • Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Medley, Santa Ana Cal, rocker (Righteous Bros-Up Where We Belong)
  • Paul Williams, singer/composer/actor (Planet of the Apes), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sylvia Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Chatham, Ontario