October 24, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Hitler meets Marshal P├ętain

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Protestant churches protest against dismissal of Jew civil servants
  • US Fair Labor Standards of 1938 comes into effect - minimum wage, 44 hr week

Birthdays in History

  • David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)

Deaths in History

  • Pierre Weiss, French physicist (theory of ferromagnetism) dies at 75