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Famous Deaths In 1940

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Jan 01 Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.

Jan 04 Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.

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

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

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

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

Jan 24 In the year 1940 emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52

Jan 25 On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)

Jan 31 René "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56 in the year 1940.

Feb 01 Philip Francis Nowlan, science fiction writer, creator of Buck Rogers character (b. 1888) died on this day in history.

Feb 04 Nikolai Yezhov, Head of Soviet NKVD (b. 1895) died on this day in history.

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

Feb 09 In the year 1940 death of eugene Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (b. 1857)

Feb 11 On this day in history 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 Johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81 on this day in history.

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

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

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

Mar 05 In the year 1940 death of cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (b. 1868)

Mar 10 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68 on this day in history.

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

Mar 16 In the year 1940 death of selma Lagerlöf, Swedish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1858)

Mar 19 Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54 in the year 1940.

Mar 20 On this day in history death of alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860)

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 in the year 1940.

Mar 27 On this day in history death of michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1872)

Mar 29 On this day in history death of alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916)

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

Apr 09 Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies in the year 1940.

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

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

May 07 In the year 1940 death of george Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859)

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Jan 02 S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.

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

Jan 04 Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.

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

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

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

Jan 05 Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.

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