On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1940

Historical Events

  • 1st illegal "Newsletter of Pieter It Hen" publishes in Netherlands
  • Linthorst Homan, de Quay and Einthoven form Dutch Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Carroll A Campbell Jr, (Rep-R-SC, 1979-86)
  • Dan Hedaya, American actor (Cheers, Marvin's Room, Clueless), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Stanley Hauerwas, American theologian
1940 Highlights

About July 24, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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