On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1940

Historical Events

  • Cole Porters musical "Panama Hattie" premieres in New York City

Film release premierFilm Premier

Film premiere of "One Night in the Tropics" first film for Abbott and Costello Paterson New Jersey.

Comedian and Actor Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor
Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor Bud Abbott
Comedian and Actor
Bud Abbott

1940 Highlights

About October 30, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio