On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Gabriel, Scottish soccer midfielder (2 caps; Everton, Southampton) and coach (Seattle Sounders; SJ Earthquakes, Seattle Storm, Everton), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • Mouse [Stanley Miller] American artist, notable for psychedelic rock concert poster designs and album art (Grateful Dead; Journey), born in Fresno, California

Famous Deaths

  • Berton Churchill, Canadian-American actor (I'm Nobody's Sweetheart Now), dies at 63
1940 Highlights

About October 10, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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