On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1940

Historical Events

  • Pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish government in exile

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Russell, American country singer, born in Moorhead, Mississippi (d. 2001)
1940 Highlights

About January 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

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