On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1940

Historical Events

  • C Turney & J Horwin's "My Dear Children" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Stuart Margolin, Davenport Iowa, actor (Love American Style)

Famous Deaths

  • René "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56
1940 Highlights

About January 31, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius