What Happened on October 25, 1940

Historical Events

  • Benjamin O Davis Sr. becomes 1st African American general in US Army
  • Vernon Duke and John Latouche's musical "Cabin In The Sky" opens at the Martin Beck Theatre, NYC; runs for 156 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Knight, American college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic gold 1984), born in Massillon, Ohio
1940 Highlights

About October 25, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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