On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1940

Historical Events

  • Failed British air raid on German base at Sylt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French government of Édouard Daladier falls

Prime Minister of France Édouard Daladier
Prime Minister of France
Édouard Daladier

Famous Deaths

  • Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54
1940 Highlights

About March 19, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces