What Happened on July 31, 1940

Historical Events

  • Riechskommissar Seyss-Inquart bans homosexuals

Famous Birthdays

  • Stanley Jaffe, American producer (Fatal Attraction), born in New Rochelle, New York
Born in 1940

Famous Weddings

Loretta Young

Actress Loretta Young (27) weds advertising executive Tom Lewis at the chapel of St. Paul's Church in Westwood

Famous Deaths

  • Whitey Krakow [or Krakower], American gangster and hitman (Murder Inc), murdered by "Bugsy" Siegel
1940 Highlights

About July 31, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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