On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1940

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Spratlan, American classical composer and Pulitzer Prize winner (Life Is A Dream), born in Miami, Florida

Person of interestRaquel Welch

Raquel Welch, American actress and singer (Myra Breckenridge; 1,000,000 BC; 100 Rifles), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actress Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch

1940 Highlights

About September 5, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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