What Happened on July 8, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe B. Mauldin, American rock double-bass player (The Crickets), songwriter, and recording engineer (Gold Start Studios), born In Lubbock, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Marcia Rodd, American actress (Little Murders, T R Baskins), born in Lyons, Kansas
  • Waka Nathan, New Zealand rugby union flanker (14 Tests; Auckland RU), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2021)
1940 Highlights

About July 8, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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