On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeannie Seely, American country music singer (Don't Touch Me), born in Titusville, Pennsylvania
  • Nursultan Nazarbayev, 1st President of Kazakhstan (1990-2019), born in Chemolgan, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
  • Viktor Kuzkin, Soviet ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72), born in Moscow (d. 2008)
1940 Highlights

About July 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer