On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1940

Historical Events

  • Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
1940 Highlights

About October 1, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra