On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1940

Historical Events

  • 1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS
  • All-India-Muslim League calls for a Muslim homeland
  • The Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Pakistan or the then Qarardad-e-Lahore) is put forward at the Annual General Convention of 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? 80 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries