What Happened on January 18, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Britt, American jazz saxophonist, flute player, and producer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Pedro Rodriguez, Mexican racing driver (Le Mans, 1968), born in Mexico City (d. 1971)
Born in 1940

Famous Deaths

  • Kazimierz Tetmajer, Polish writer and poet (Young Poland), dies at 74
1940 Highlights

About January 18, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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