On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1940

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected US President

Famous Birthdays

  • Dieter F. Uchtdorf, German aviator and religious leader (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), born in Moravská Ostrava
  • Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service, born in NYC, New York
1940 Highlights

About November 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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