What the sky looked like on August 11, 1940
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/11/1940, UK date format: 11/8/1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 11, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Kip King and Kip King in Chicago.
Foreign Correspondent, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 11, 1940?