What Happened on September 19, 1940

Historical Events

  • Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes

Event of Interest

Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Medley, American baritone pop singer and songwriter (The Righteous Brothers - "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'; duet - "The Time Of My Life"), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Paul Williams, American singer, composer ("Rainy Days and Mondays"; "Evergreen"; songs from Ishtar; "Rainbow Connection"), and actor ("Battle for the Planet of the Apes"; "Smokey and the Bandit"), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sylvia Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Chatham, Ontario
Born in 1940

About September 19, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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