On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1940

Historical Events

  • 38 Italian Fiat bombers bomb Luc-en-Province
  • Bread & flour rationed in Holland
  • Soviet Army occupies Lithuania
  • World War II: France surrenders to NAZI Germany, German troops occupy Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer and pedagogue (Les Prédictions), born in Amersfoort, Utrecht, the Netherlands (d. 1983)
1940 Highlights

About June 15, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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