On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1940

Historical Events

  • Chicago's Les Cunningham scores 5 points in one period to set an NHL record that stands until 1978; records 2 goals & 3 assists in a 10:04 span during the 3d period of an 8-1 win over Montreal

Famous Birthdays

Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim, Mexican business magnate (América Móvil) once ranked as the richest person in the world, born in Mexico City, Mexico

1940 Highlights

About January 28, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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