October 29, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Lottery for 1st US WWII draftees held; #158 drawn 1st
  • Secretary of War Henry L Stimson drew 1st number-258-in 1st peacetime military draft in US history

Birthdays in History

  • Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)
  • Galen Weston, English Canadian multi-millionaire industrialist
  • José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Catholic bishop