On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1940

Historical Events

  • Benjamin O Davis Sr. becomes 1st African American general in US Army
  • Duke, Latouche & Felter's musical premieres in NYC

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? 80 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio