On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1940

Historical Events

  • 1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr Malone" on CBS
  • Norwegian King Haakon & government flee to Britain
  • Robert Sherwood's play "There Shall be No Night" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Taber, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian between Grout & Marsh)
1940 Highlights

About April 29, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus