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Historical Events In 1940

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Nov 30   On this day in history lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 01   In the year 1940 richard Pryor actor was born this day  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   In the year 1940 gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 05   Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 05   On this day in history hMCS Saguenay (Destroyer) first Canadian Warship torpedoed, limps into a British port  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 05   Jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 06   In the year 1940 charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 06   On this day in history gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 07   On this day in history 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 08   1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Dec 08   German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 09   British assault on Banghazi Libya on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 09   In the year 1940 british troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 09   On this day in history illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 09   In the year 1940 maletti, Italian general, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 10   In the year 1940 british anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 11   On this day in history russian general Zhukov warns of German assault  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 12   On this day in history british troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 13   Dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 16   In the year 1940 british air raid on Mannheim  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 16   In the year 1940 m Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 17   British troops occupies Sollum in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 20   Connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 21   On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 22   Nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 22   In the year 1940 world War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 23   On this day in history john Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 25   Agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 26   In the year 1940 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   In New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 28   On this day in history arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 29   Brigitte Kronauer, writer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   In the year 1940 kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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