On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1940

Historical Events

  • 2nd NFL All Star Game, Gilmore Stadium, LA, CA: Green Bay Packers beat NFL All-Stars, 16-7
  • Commissioner Kenesaw Landis gives free agency to 91 Detroit Tigers

Famous Birthdays

  • Julian Bond, American civil rights leader & politician (D-Ga), born in Nashville Tennessee (d. 2015)
1940 Highlights

About January 14, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn