On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1940

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Steelers & Philadelphia Eagles play one of only 4 penalty free games in NFL history; Steelers win 7-3 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh

Film & TV History

Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.

Famous Birthdays

  • (David Edward) "Screaming Lord" Sutch, English rocker ("Jack The Ripper"), and politician (founder of Official Monster Raving Loony Party), born in Hampstead, London (d. 1999)
1940 Highlights

About November 10, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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