On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1940

Historical Events

  • 19 German aircraft shot down above England
  • Elmer Harris' "Johnny Belinda" premieres in NYC
  • Italian troops conquer Sidi Barrani

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Avalon [Francis Avallone], American actor and singer (Beach Party, Venus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1940 Highlights

About September 18, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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