On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1940

Historical Events

  • Stravinsky's Symfonie in C premieres in Chicago
  • Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash

Famous Birthdays

  • Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1981)
1940 Highlights

About November 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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