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Famous Deaths In 1940

Sunday, 01 May 2016

Jan 01 Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.

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 in the year 1940.

Jan 12 Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.

Jan 18 Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 in the year 1940.

Jan 20 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.

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

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

Feb 07 In the year 1940 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 In the year 1940 john Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies

Feb 27 Peter Behrens, German architect, dies on this day in history.

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

Mar 05 Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (b. 1868) died in the year 1940.

Mar 10 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68 in the year 1940.

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

Mar 16 On this day in history 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 Alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860) died on this day in history.

Mar 25 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1940.

Mar 26 Spiridon Louis, Greek runner, winner of the first modern Olympics marathon (b. 1873) died in the year 1940.

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

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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 in the year 1940.

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

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