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Famous Deaths In 1940

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Jan 01 In the year 1940 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 Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 on this day in history.

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

Jan 20 On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)

Jan 24 On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52

Jan 25 In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)

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 on this day in history.

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

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

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 on this day in history.

Mar 01 In the year 1940 josef Swickard, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73

Mar 04 Hamlin Garland, American novelist (b. 1860) died on this day in history.

Mar 05 On this day in history death of cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (b. 1868)

Mar 10 In the year 1940 louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68

Mar 15 On this day in history alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies

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 In the year 1940 ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51

Mar 26 In the year 1940 death of spiridon Louis, Greek runner, winner of the first modern Olympics marathon (b. 1873)

Mar 27 Michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1872) died on this day in history.

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

Apr 06 Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1940.

Apr 09 On this day in history mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies

Apr 18 In the year 1940 florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies

Apr 26 Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 in the year 1940.

May 07 George Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859) died in the year 1940.

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Jan 02 On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician

Jan 03 On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)

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

Jan 04 On this day in history birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)

Jan 04 In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect

Jan 04 In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate

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Jan 05 Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born in the year 1940.

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