On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1940

Historical Events

  • World War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.

Famous Deaths

  • Nathanael West [Weinstein], American writer (Cool Million), dies at 37
1940 Highlights

About December 22, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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