What Happened on September 24, 1940

Historical Events

  • Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career HR
  • Luftwaffe bombs Spitfire factory in Southampton

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara "Bibs" Allbut, American rock vocalist (Angels - My Boyfriend's Back), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Slaven Zambata, Croatian soccer forward (31 caps Yugoslavia; Dinamo Zagreb), born in Sinj, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • Yves Navarre, French writer (Le Jardin d'acclimatation), born in Condom, France (d. 1994)
Born in 1940

About September 24, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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