What Happened on December 19, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Ochs, American anti-war folk singer (Joe Hill; The War is Over; I Ain't Marchin' Anymore), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra), dies at 82
1940 Highlights

About December 19, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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