What Happened on October 29, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Secretary of War Henry L Stimson draws the 1st number - #158 - in the 1st peacetime military draft in US history

Famous Birthdays

  • Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)
  • Frida Boccara, French singer (d. 1996)
  • Galen Weston, English Canadian multi-millionaire industrialist
  • José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Catholic bishop