On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Rogers, American vocalist (Miracles-You Really Got a Hold on Me), (d. 2013)
  • Carlin Glynn, American actress (Continental Divide)
  • Saparmurat Niyazov, President of Turkmenistan (d. 2006)
  • Smokey [William] Robinson, American R&B and soul singer-songwriter (The Miracles), born in Detroit, Michigan
1940 Highlights

About February 19, 1940

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces