On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1940

Historical Events

  • Sergei Prokofiev's ballet "Romeo & Juliet" premieres in Leningrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark DeVoto, American composer (Hodayot; Pavane and Zortzico), and musicologist (Schubert), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1940 Highlights

About January 11, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn