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Historical Events Happened In 1940

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Nov 30   In the year 1940 lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.  

Dec 01   Richard Pryor actor was born this day on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1940.  

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

Dec 05   On this day in history jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60  

Dec 06   In the year 1940 charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies  

Dec 06   In the year 1940 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 the year 1940.  

Dec 08   On this day in history 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0  

Dec 08   German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London in the year 1940.  

Dec 09   British assault on Banghazi Libya on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1940 british troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II  

Dec 09   In the year 1940 illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius  

Dec 09   Maletti, Italian general, dies in battle in the year 1940.  

Dec 10   In the year 1940 british anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani)  

Dec 11   In the year 1940 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 the year 1940.  

Dec 16   British air raid on Mannheim in the year 1940.  

Dec 16   On this day in history m Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies  

Dec 17   In the year 1940 british troops occupies Sollum  

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.  

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

Dec 21   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 world War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.  

Dec 23   In the year 1940 john Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC  

Dec 25   In the year 1940 agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42  

Dec 26   On this day in history 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148  

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

Dec 27   Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver) on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148 in the year 1940.  

Dec 29   On this day in history brigitte Kronauer, writer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  

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

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

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

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 in the year 1940.  

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   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)