On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1940

Historical Events

  • British/French troops evacuate Narvik

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestTom Jones

Tom Jones [Thomas John Woodward], Welsh singer (What's New Pussycat), born in Pontypridd, Wales

Singer Tom Jones
Tom Jones

Famous Deaths

  • James Hall, American actor (Hell's Angels, Four Sons), dies of cirrhosis at 39
1940 Highlights

About June 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini