Historical Events In 1940
Saturday, 21 April 2018
Nov 30 On this day in history lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.
Dec 01 In the year 1940 richard Pryor actor was born this day
Dec 02 In the year 1940 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 Jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1940.
Dec 06 In the year 1940 charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies
Dec 06 On this day in history gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst
Dec 07 On this day in history 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5
Dec 08 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 in the year 1940.
Dec 08 German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London on this day in history.
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 On this day in history illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius
Dec 09 In the year 1940 maletti, Italian general, dies in battle
Dec 10 In the year 1940 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 on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1940 british air raid on Mannheim
Dec 16 In the year 1940 m Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies
Dec 17 British troops occupies Sollum in the year 1940.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 21 On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
Dec 22 Nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37 in the year 1940.
Dec 22 In the year 1940 world War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.
Dec 23 On this day in history john Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC
Dec 25 Agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42 on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1940 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148
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.
Dec 27 Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver) in the year 1940.
Dec 28 On this day in history arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148
Dec 29 Brigitte Kronauer, writer on this day in history.