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

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Pal Joey" premieres in NYC

Composer Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers

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? 80 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn