On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Myrick, American saxophonist ("If Leaving Me Is Easy"; "One More Night"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet (La Tumba de Filidor)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrés Isasi, Spanish Basque composer, dies at 49
1940 Highlights

About April 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries