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Saturday, 23 June 2018

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

Dec 01   On this day in history richard Pryor actor was born this day  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   On this day in history gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 05   In the year 1940 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   On this day in history charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 06   In the year 1940 gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 07   28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5 in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history british troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 09   In the year 1940 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   British anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani) on this day in history.  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   British troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Dec 16   M Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 21   F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 26   1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  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   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  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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