What Happened on January 8, 1940

Historical Events

  • Britain's 1st WW II rationing (bacon, butter & sugar)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristy Lane, American country music and gospel singer, born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Gianni Di Marzio, Italian soccer manager (Napoli, Catania, Genoa, Lecce, Palermo FC), born in Naples, Kingdom of Italy (d. 2022)
Born in 1940
1940 Highlights

About January 8, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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