On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1940

Historical Events

  • 1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS
  • The Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Lahore), calling for independent Muslim state(s), is adopted by the All-India Muslim League

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Hastings, cricketer (NZ batsman in 70's)
  • Luis Gasca, American trumpeter, born in Houston, Texas
1940 Highlights

About March 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

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