On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1940

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Fantasia" animated film by Walt Disney, starring Leopold Stokowski and Deems Taylor, is released

Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Baby Washington, American singer (Only Those in Love), born in Bamberg, South Carolina
  • Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jack Birkenshaw, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74), born in Rothwell, England
  • Joan Haanappel, Dutch figure skater and sports reporter, born in The Hague, Netherlands
1940 Highlights

About November 13, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio