On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1940

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristy Lane, American country music & gospel singer, born in Peoria, Illinois
1940 Highlights

About January 8, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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