On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1940

Historical Events

  • Kaufman & Harts "George Washington Slept Here" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Cynthia Weil, American songwriter (We Got Get Out Of This Place, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65
1940 Highlights

About October 18, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra