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Historical Events For 1940

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Nov 30   Lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 01   In the year 1940 richard Pryor actor was born this day  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 02   On this day in history gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 05   Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 05   On this day in history hMCS Saguenay (Destroyer) first Canadian Warship torpedoed, limps into a British port  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 05   Jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 06   Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 06   On this day in history gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 07   28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 08   1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Dec 08   On this day in history german Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 09   British assault on Banghazi Libya in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 09   On this day in history british troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 09   Illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 09   Maletti, Italian general, dies in battle in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 10   In the year 1940 british anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani)  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 11   Russian general Zhukov warns of German assault on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 12   In the year 1940 british troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 13   On this day in history dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 16   On this day in history british air raid on Mannheim  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 16   M Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 17   In the year 1940 british troops occupies Sollum  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 18   Munitions Minister C.D.Howe and 152 other survivors of the torpedoed lines SS Western Prince arive in Britian in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 20   Connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 21   F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 22   Nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 22   In the year 1940 world War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 23   On this day in history john Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 25   Agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 26   In the year 1940 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 27   In New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 27   Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver) in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 28   In the year 1940 arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148  Click To Search About This In Google

Dec 29   Brigitte Kronauer, writer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   In the year 1940 kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died in the year 1940.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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