On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
  • Kishin Shinoyama, Japanese photographer, including album cover art (Saori Minami; John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Double Fantasy), born in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Famous Weddings

Albert Camus

Nobel Prize winning author Albert Camus (27) weds pianist and mathematician Francine Faure (25) in Lyon, France

1940 Highlights

About December 3, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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