On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1940

Historical Events

  • Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania
  • Generalissimo Gamelin arrested in France

Famous Birthdays

  • Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter ("Neighbours" theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
1940 Highlights

About September 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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