What Happened on October 8, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3, in 37th World Series
  • German troops occupies Romania

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Cash, American rocker (Impressions), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Gaskugeln), dies at 78