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Famous Deaths In 1940

Monday, 30 March 2015

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

Jan 04 In the year 1940 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59

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

Jan 20 Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died in the year 1940.

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

Feb 01 In the year 1940 death of philip Francis Nowlan, science fiction writer, creator of Buck Rogers character (b. 1888)

Feb 04 Nikolai Yezhov, Head of Soviet NKVD (b. 1895) died in the year 1940.

Feb 07 Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for Engld v Australia 1894-95), dies in the year 1940.

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

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

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

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 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 in the year 1940.

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

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 On this day in history gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54

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 on this day in history.

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

Mar 27 In the year 1940 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 On this day in history andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49

Apr 09 In the year 1940 mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies

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

Apr 26 In the year 1940 carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65

May 07 George Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859) died on this day in history.

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

Jan 03 In the year 1940 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 Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.

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

Jan 04 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.

Jan 05 In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)