What Happened on October 15, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The Great Dictator", a satiric social commentary film by and starring Charlie Chaplin released

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed
  • London's Waterloo Station bombed by German luftwaffe

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter C. Doherty, Australian immunologist and veterinary surgeon (Nobel 1996), born in Brisbane, Australia