What the sky looked like on May 31, 1940
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 5/31/1940, UK date format: 31/5/1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 31, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Duhamel and Alfonso Guerra.
The Ghost Breakers, directed by George Marshall, 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 May 31, 1940?