What the sky looked like on September 21, 1940
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 9/21/1940, UK date format: 21/9/1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Pagès and Sigrid Valdis.
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..
Which were the important events of September 21, 1940?