What Happened on November 11, 1940

Historical Events

  • Blizzard strikes midwestern US killing over 100
  • British Fleet Air Arm attack destroys half of Italian fleet at Taranto
  • Thousands of Paris students lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier
  • Willys unveiled its General Purpose vehicle ("Jeep")
1940 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Boxer, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993-2017), born in New York City
  • John Bahler, American session vocalist (Ron Hicklin Singers), arranger, composer, producer (The Love Generation), and conductor (Lawrence Welk Orchestra), born in New York City
Born in 1940

About November 11, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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