On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Karina, Danish French 'New Wave' actress (Alphaville), born in Solbjerg, Denmark (d. 2019)
  • Edward Boguslawski, composer
  • Li Zhensheng, Chinese photographer during the Cultural Revolution, born in Dalian, China (d. 2020)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"Adventures of Superman" actor George Reeves (26) weds Ellanora Needles at the Church of Our Savior in San Gabriel, California


1940 Highlights

About September 22, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo