On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1940

Historical Events

  • WPG-AM in Atlantic City NJ consolidates with WBIL & WOV as "new" WOV

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Blaut, Polish soccer midfielder (36 caps; KP Legia Warsaw, FC Metz) and manager (UAE), born in Krapkowice, Poland (d. 2007)
  • Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)
1940 Highlights

About January 3, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn