On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1940

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman out 1st ball for South Australia v Victoria before 6213

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Harts "Pal Joey" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Frans Moor, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Pete Brown, English musician and songwriter (Cream), born in Ashtead, Surrey
  • Peter Brown, rocker, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Agnes Ayres [Hinkle], American actress (Sheik, Souls at Sea), dies at 42
1940 Highlights

About December 25, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn