On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1940

Historical Events

Historic Event

Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler

  • First major German air raid on Birmingham - about 440 bombers kill 450

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Villalpando, Bolivian composer (Phantastischen Liturgie), born in La Paz, Bolivia

Famous Deaths

  • Charles W. Woodworth, American entomologist, dies at 75
1940 Highlights

About November 19, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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