On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1940

Historical Events

Music History

Benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London

  • Cor Jongert wins 6th Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race
  • Hassett's second 122 of the game for Vic can't stop a NSW win

Famous Birthdays

  • David Johnson, American composer, born in Batavia, New York
1940 Highlights

About January 30, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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