On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1940

Historical Events

  • American bandleader Artie Shaw records "Frenesi" on RCA Victor label

Famous Birthdays

  • Germán Castro Caycedo, Colombian writer and journalist
  • Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman
1940 Highlights

About March 3, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces