What Happened on August 22, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher and multi-millionaire
  • David R. Vance, American horse trainer, born in Logansport, Indiana
  • George Reinholt, American actor (Steve-Another World, One Life to Live), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • John Banham, British director-general (CBI)
Born in 1940

Famous Deaths

  • Oliver Joseph Lodge, English physicist, early radio pioneer, dies at 89
1940 Highlights

About August 22, 1940

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

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