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, born in Leek, England
  • Talib Rasul Hakim [Stephen Chambers], American composer (d. 1988)
  • Ted Koppel, German-American Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist (ABC's Nightline; NPR; CBS), born in Lancashire, England
Born in 1940

About February 8, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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