What Happened on September 10, 1940

Historical Events

  • Buckingham Palace hit by German bomb in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Burrell, American jazz pianist (Archie Shepp; Marion Brown; Pharoah Sanders), born in Middleton, Ohio
  • Roy Ayers, American disco jazz artist ("Fever"; "You Send Me"), born in Los Angeles, California

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? 82 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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