What Happened on October 30, 1940

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"One Night in the Tropics", first film for Abbott and Costello, premieres in Paterson, New Jersey

Music Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Panama Hattie" opens at 46th Street Theatre, NYC; runs 501 performances


1940 Highlights

About October 30, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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