What Happened on July 13, 1940

Famous Birthdays

Patrick Stewart (83 years old)

English actor (Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Captain Picard"; X-Men - "Charles Xavier"), born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

  • Paul Prudhomme, American Cajun chef (K-Paul), born in Opelousas. Louisiana (d. 2015)
Born in 1940

Famous Weddings

Count Basie

American jazz pianist and bandleader Count Basie weds second wife American Catherine Morgan at the King County courthouse in Seattle, Washington, until her death in 1983

1940 Highlights

About July 13, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer