What Happened on December 7, 1940

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup (Game 2), Lansdowne Park, Ottawa: Ottawa beats Toronto Balmy Beach, 12-5
  • North Africa: British counter offensive under general O'Connor
  • The first prototype Fairey Barracuda flew
1940 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kumar Shahani, Indian writer and director (Kasbam Tarang, Maya Darpan), born in Larkana, Sindh
  • Stan Boardman, English comedian, born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Born in 1940

Famous Weddings

Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo

Mexican painters Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo remarry in San Francisco (divorced 1939)

About December 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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