On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1940

Historical Events

  • British/French troops evacuate Narvik

Famous Birthdays

Tom Jones

Tom Jones [Woodward], Welsh pop singer ("What's New, Pussycat?"; "Delilah"), and TV personality (The Voice UK), born in Pontypridd, Wales

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? 81 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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