On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1940

Historical Events

  • John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene Record, American musician (Chi Lites-Give it Away), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • Jorma Kaukonen, American rock guitarist (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Robert Labine, French-Canadian politician, born in Qu├ębec, Canada
1940 Highlights

About December 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn