On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1940

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
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? 80 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio