What happened this day in history June 23, 1940

What are the important events that happened on June 23, 1940? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 23, 1940: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 23, 1940 is the 175th day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 10, 1940 – a Sunday. 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 ‘hectaheptacontapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $275.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone 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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June 23, 1940 Historical Events

  • 1940
    World War II: German leader Adolf Hitler surveys newly defeated Paris in now occupied France.

Who were born on June 23, 1940?

  • 1940
    Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)
  • 1940
    Lord Irvine of Lairg, Scottish Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
  • 1940
    Stuart Sutcliffe, English painter and bassist (The Beatles) (d. 1962)
  • 1940
    Wilma Rudolph, American runner (d. 1994)

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