On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Phyllis Davis, Port Arthur Tx, actress (Love American Style, Vega$)
  • Tim Brooke-Taylor, English comedian (The Goodies), born in Buxton, England (d. 2020)
1940 Highlights

About July 17, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer