What Happened on July 18, 1940

Franklin Roosevelt – ‘Britain’s Greatest Friend’

Historical Events

Presidential Convention

Democratic Convention nominates FDR for a 3rd term

Famous Birthdays

  • James Brolin, American actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Joe Torre, American Baseball HOF manager (World Series 1996, 98–2000 NY Yankees) and infielder (NL MVP & batting champion 1971; Gold Glove Award 1965; Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1940

About July 18, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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