What Happened on October 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Reds Bucky Walters is 1st pitcher in 14 years to homer in World Series
  • World War II: the McCollum memo proposes bringing the U.S. into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce F Vento, (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1977- )
  • Dino Valenti [Chester "Chet" Powers], American rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in Danbury, Connecticut (d. 1994)
  • Richard H Stallings, (Rep-D-ID, 1985- )