On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Morrissey, British jazz saxophonist, born in Horley, Surrey, England (d. 2000)
  • James L Brooks, producer/director (Broadcast News, Taxi, Critic)
1940 Highlights

About May 9, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus