On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1940

Historical Events

  • Battle of Britain, fought between the RAF and Luftwaffe over the English Channel and southern England, ends with a British victory

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into the Warsaw Ghetto

Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Mordecai Anielewicz
Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Mordecai Anielewicz

1940 Highlights

About October 31, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio