On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1940

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian "national government"

Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator Vidkun Quisling
Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator
Vidkun Quisling

Famous Birthdays

  • Gloria Hunniford [Mary Winifred Gloria Hunniford], British broadcaster and actress (Old Curiosity Shop), born in Portadown, Northern Ireland
1940 Highlights

About April 10, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries