On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Kas Garas, Lithuanian-American actor (Hamlyn-Strange Report), born in Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Volodymyr Morozov, Ukrainian flatwater canoer

Famous Deaths

  • Hamlin Garland, American writer (Middle Border), dies at 79
1940 Highlights

About March 4, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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