November 5, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Dutch submarine departs Dundee

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Franklin D. Roosevelt is re-elected President of the United States for an unprecedented third term, defeating Republican candidate Wendell Willkie

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries journalist Martha Gellhorn