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Famous Deaths In 1940

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Jan 01 On this day in history death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)

Jan 04 On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59

Jan 05 Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.

Jan 12 In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56

Jan 18 Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 on this day in history.

Jan 20 In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)

Jan 24 Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.

Jan 25 Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.

Jan 31 On this day in history rené "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56

Feb 01 Philip Francis Nowlan, science fiction writer, creator of Buck Rogers character (b. 1888) died in the year 1940.

Feb 04 In the year 1940 death of nikolai Yezhov, Head of Soviet NKVD (b. 1895)

Feb 07 Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for Engld v Australia 1894-95), dies on this day in history.

Feb 09 Eugene Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.

Feb 11 In the year 1940 john Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies

Feb 27 In the year 1940 peter Behrens, German architect, dies

Feb 28 On this day in history johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81

Feb 29 Edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies in the year 1940.

Mar 01 On this day in history josef Swickard, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73

Mar 04 In the year 1940 death of hamlin Garland, American novelist (b. 1860)

Mar 05 Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (b. 1868) died on this day in history.

Mar 10 On this day in history louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68

Mar 15 Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies in the year 1940.

Mar 16 Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1858) died on this day in history.

Mar 19 Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54 on this day in history.

Mar 20 Alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860) died in the year 1940.

Mar 25 On this day in history ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51

Mar 26 Spiridon Louis, Greek runner, winner of the first modern Olympics marathon (b. 1873) died on this day in history.

Mar 27 Michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1872) died in the year 1940.

Mar 29 Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916) died in the year 1940.

Apr 06 On this day in history andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49

Apr 09 Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies on this day in history.

Apr 18 Florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies in the year 1940.

Apr 26 On this day in history carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65

May 07 On this day in history death of george Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859)

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Jan 02 In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician

Jan 03 Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born on this day in history.

Jan 04 In the year 1940 birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)

Jan 04 In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)

Jan 04 On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect

Jan 04 Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.

Jan 05 In the year 1940 birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)

Jan 05 On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)

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