On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1940

Historical Events

  • Larry Clinton & his Orchestra record "Limehouse Blues"

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Ellis, American rocker (Fleetwoods), born in Olympia, Washington
  • Christoph Eschenbach, German-born pianist and conductor, born in Breslau, Germany
  • Jimmy Greaves, British broadcaster/soccer player
  • RA Weiss, director (Institute of Cancer Research)
  • V Payne, British headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)
1940 Highlights

About February 20, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces