Today in World War II History—January 20, 1940 & 1945
Monday, January 20, 2020 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—January 20, 1940: Britain and France agree to send troops and supplies to aid Finland, but they will not arrive in time.
London’s coldest day since 1881—temperature dips to -20˚ F; people ice-skate on the Serpentine in Hyde Park.
75 Years Ago—Jan. 20, 1945: Hungary signs surrender to the Allies in Moscow.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated for his fourth term.
New song in the Top Ten: “Accentuate the Positive.”