What Happened on September 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Beginning of the Blitz, the German Luftwaffe bomb London for 1st of 57 consecutive nights
  • Luftwaffe loses 41 bombers above England
  • Treaty of Craiova: Romania loses Southern Dobrudja to Bulgaria.

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia, born in Denanyar, East Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 2009)
  • Dario Argento, director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies