On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1940

Historical Events

  • Cricketer Arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Singleton, American composer ("After Fallen Crumbs"; "Shadows", born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Lonnie Liston Smith, American jazz piano and keyboard player (Cosmic Echoes, Magic Lady), born in Richmond, Virginia,
  • Neon Park [Martin Muller], American illustrator of album covers (Little Feat; Frank Zappa), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1993)
1940 Highlights

About December 28, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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