On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1940

Historical Events

  • British merchant vessel fleet is armed

Famous Birthdays

  • Porpoise, 1st born in captivity in US (Marineland, Fla)
  • Willie Hunter, Scottish soccer forward (3 caps; Motherwell) and manager (Queen of the South, Inverness Caledonian), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2020)
1940 Highlights

About February 14, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius