What Happened on December 24, 1940

Famous Birthdays

Anthony FauciAnthony Fauci (82 years old)

American immunologist (White House COVID-19 taskforce), born in Brooklyn, New York City

  • Grigory Kriss, Russian fencer (Olympic gold individual epée 1964; silver ind. & team epée 1968; bronze team epée 1972), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Paul Tagliabue, NFL commissioner (1989- ), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sharon Farrell, American actress (Lori-Hawaii 5-0, Young & Restless), born in Sioux City, Iowa
Born in 1940

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Piskáček, Czech composer, dies at 56
1940 Highlights

About December 24, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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