On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1940

Historical Events

  • German troops conquer Brussels

Famous Birthdays

  • Marshall Stoneham, British physicist, born inn Barrow-in-Furness, England (d. 2011)
  • Pat Trimborn, South African cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 11 wickets), born in Durban, Natal, South Africa
1940 Highlights

About May 18, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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