On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1940

Historical Events

  • Russian troops conquer Lasi Island
  • Walt Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio" released

Famous Birthdays

  • Jermyn P Brooks, CEO (Price Waterhouse Europe)
  • Peter Fonda, American actor (Easy Rider, Ulee's Gold), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
1940 Highlights

About February 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces