What Happened on February 5, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • General Winckelman replaces Gen Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Glenn Miller and his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller

Famous Birthdays

  • H R Giger, Swiss artist & special effects designer (Alien), born in Z├╝rich, (d. 2014)