On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1940

Historical Events

  • Lewis & Hamilton's musical "Two for the Show" premieres in NYC
  • Lodtz, 1st large ghetto established by Nazis in Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Averil Cameron, British(?) historian
  • Talib Rasul Hakim, composer
  • Ted Koppel, Lancashire England, American journalist (ABC Nightline)
1940 Highlights

About February 8, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius