On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1940

Historical Events

  • Winter War: The Finish 9th Division defeats the Soviet forces on the Raate-Suomussalmi road despite being significantly outnumbered

Famous Birthdays

  • William Elgin Swinton, child psychiatrist
1940 Highlights

About January 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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