What Happened on August 14, 1940

Historical Events

  • Dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • (Darrell) "Dash" Crofts, American singer (Seals & Crofts - "Summer Breeze"; "Diamond Girl"), born in Cisco, Texas
  • Galen Hall, American Football Coach (University of Florida, Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Judith Kazantzis, English poet and feminist, born in Oxford, England (d. 2018)
1940 Highlights

About August 14, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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