What Happened on June 30, 1940

Historical Events

  • "Brenda Starr, Reporter", 1st cartoon strip by a woman, Dale [Dalia] Messick, begins as a comic-book supplement to Chicago's Sunday Tribune
  • German troops begin the invasion of the undefended Channel Islands
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service forms
1940 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Aldridge, New Zealand cricket umpire (26 Tests, 45 ODIs), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 2021)
  • Mark Spoelstra, American folk singer and songwriter, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2007)
Born in 1940

About June 30, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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