What Happened on May 21, 1940

Historical Events

  • Allied counter attack at Atrecht, northern France
  • AVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees
  • Paul Reynaud forms French government

Famous Birthdays

Tony SheridanTony Sheridan (1940-2013)

British singer-songwriter and guitarist who collaborated with the pre-fame Beatles ("My Bonnie"), born in Norwich, England

1940 Highlights

About May 21, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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