What happened this day in history July 10, 1940

What are the important events that happened on July 10, 1940? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 10, 1940: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 10, 1940 is the 192nd day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 27, 1940 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectaenneacontadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $6,946.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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July 10, 1940 Historical Events

  • 1940
    World War II: Battle of Britain – The German Luftwaffe begins attacking British convoys in the English Channel thus starting the battle (this start date is contested, though).
  • 1940
    World War II: the Vichy government is established in France.

Who were born on July 10, 1940?

  • 1940
    Brian Priestley, English jazz writer and pianist
  • 1940
    Helen Donath, American soprano
  • 1940
    Meghnad Desai, Baron Desai, British economist
  • 1940
    Tom Farmer, Scottish entrepreneur

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