#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday 22 February 1940

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Billy Name and Judy Cornwell. The House of the Seven Gables, directed by Joe May, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1940 or at February 22 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 22 February 1940 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 22 February 1940

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The House of the Seven Gables

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price, Dick Foran

More info

Charlie Chan in Panama

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Sidney Toler, Jean Rogers, Lionel Atwill, Mary Nash

More info

Knights of the Range

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Russell Hayden, Victor Jory, Jean Parker, Morris Ankrum

More info

Castle on the Hudson

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Burgess Meredith

More info

Broadway Melody of 1940

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 22 February 1940

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 22 February 1940!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Billy Name: American photographer.
  • Judy Cornwell: British-American actress often cast in seductive roles.
  • Guy Hermier: French politician, who served as deputy of the French communist party (PCF) having been involved in its "refounding.
  • Chet Walker: NBA all-star forward (Chicago Bulls).
  • Johnson P: Mlambo; South African leader (Pan-African Congress).
See other famous people born on 22 February
Facts:
  • German air force sinks two German destroyers, killing 578.
  • Finnish troops vacate Koivisto island.
  • In Tibet, province of Ando, 4-year-old Tenzin Gyatso is proclaimed the ''tulku'' (rebirth) of the thirteenth Dalai Lama.

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 22, 1940 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on February 22, 1940 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 22 February 1940

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 22 February 1940 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1940?

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 22 February 1940 is such a special date for you!