On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1940

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh & Philadelphia play a penalty free NFL game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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.

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Screaming Lord [David Edward] Sutch, English rocker 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? 80 years and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio