On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1940

Historical Events

  • Buckingham Palace hit by German bomb

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Ayers, LA, disco jazz artist (Fever, You Send Me)
  • Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • Edward LeSaint, American actor and director (Modern Times, The Dumb Messenger), dies at 69
1940 Highlights

About September 10, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo