On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1940

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected US President

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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? 80 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio