What the sky looked like on September 20, 1940
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 9/20/1940, UK date format: 20/9/1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 20, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Terry McDermott and Tarō Aso.
Strike Up the Band, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..