On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1940

Historical Events

  • Karelo-Finnish SSR becomes 12th Soviet republic (until 1956)

Famous Birthdays

  • Barney Frank, American politician (Rep-D-MA, 1981-2013), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Patrick Leahy, American politician (Senator-D-Vermont, 1975-), born in Montpelier, Vermont
1940 Highlights

About March 31, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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