On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Road to Singapore" directed by Victor Schertzinger starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, first of seven such films premieres

Entertainer Bob Hope
Bob Hope
Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Eleanor Fount, English actress (Women in Love, Bedazzled)