On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st radio broadcast of "Road to Happiness" on CBS

Famous Birthdays

  • Addie "Micki" Harris, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • George Seifert, American football coach
  • John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), born in Chesterfield (d. 2017)
  • Tilo Medek, German composer