Historical Events Happened In 1940
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Nov 30 Lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married in 1940.
Dec 01 In [ dec 01 richard Pryor actor was born this day
Dec 02 On this day in history gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)
Dec 05 Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history hMCS Saguenay (Destroyer) first Canadian Warship torpedoed, limps into a British port
Dec 05 In [ dec 05 jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60
Dec 06 On this day in history charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies
Dec 06 In [ dec 06 gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst
Dec 07 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5 in 1940.
Dec 08 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on this day in history.
Dec 08 German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London in 1940.
Dec 09 On this day in history british assault on Banghazi Libya
Dec 09 British troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II in 1940.
Dec 09 On this day in history illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius
Dec 09 On this day in history maletti, Italian general, dies in battle
Dec 10 In [ dec 10 british anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani)
Dec 11 On this day in history russian general Zhukov warns of German assault
Dec 12 On this day in history british troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani
Dec 13 Dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies in 1940.
Dec 16 In [ dec 16 british air raid on Mannheim
Dec 16 In [ dec 16 m Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies
Dec 17 British troops occupies Sollum on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history munitions Minister C.D.Howe and 152 other survivors of the torpedoed lines SS Western Prince arive in Britian
Dec 20 Connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000 in 1940.
Dec 21 In [ dec 21 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
Dec 22 On this day in history nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37
Dec 22 World War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army in 1940.
Dec 23 John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC in 1940.
Dec 25 On this day in history agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42
Dec 26 In [ dec 26 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148
Dec 27 On this day in history in New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage
Dec 27 On this day in history jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)
Dec 28 In [ dec 28 arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148
Dec 29 On this day in history brigitte Kronauer, writer