On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1940

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene Record, American musician (Chi Lites - "Give It Away"; "Have You Seen Her"), 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 Québec, Canada
1940 Highlights

About December 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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