What Happened on May 9, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Morrissey, British jazz saxophonist, born in Horley, Surrey, England (d. 2000)
  • James L Brooks, American Emmy and Academy Award-winning television and film writer, director, and producer (The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Taxi; Terms of Endearment; Broadcast News; The Tracey Ullman Show), born in, New York City
1940 Highlights

About May 9, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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