On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1940

Article: Franklin Roosevelt – ‘Britain’s Greatest Friend’

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Democratic Convention nominates FDR for a 3rd term

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • James Brolin, American actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Joe Torre, American baseball outfield and manager (Braves, Mets, 1971 NL MVP), born in Brooklyn, New York
1940 Highlights

About July 18, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer