What Happened on April 7, 1940

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

7th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Jimmy Demaret wins the first of his 3 Masters titles, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Lloyd Mangrum

Historic Event

US Post Office issues first postage stamp of African American educator Booker T. Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Wilhelm Morthenson, Swedish composer, born in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden

Famous Weddings

1940 Highlights

About April 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries