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Famous Deaths In 1940

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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 on this day in history.

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 on this day in history.

Jan 20 Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.

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 on this day in history.

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

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

Feb 09 On this day in history 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 On this day in history johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81

Feb 29 On this day in history edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies

Mar 01 Josef Swickard, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73 in the year 1940.

Mar 04 Hamlin Garland, American novelist (b. 1860) died in the year 1940.

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 Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies on this day in history.

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 in the year 1940.

Mar 20 In the year 1940 death of alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860)

Mar 25 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.

Mar 26 On this day in history death of spiridon Louis, Greek runner, winner of the first modern Olympics marathon (b. 1873)

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

Mar 29 Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916) died on this day in history.

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 On this day in history florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies

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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Famous Birthdays In 1940

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Jan 02 S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.

Jan 03 In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)

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

Jan 04 Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.

Jan 04 Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.

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