Historical Events Happened In 1940
Sunday, 21 December 2014
Nov 30 Lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1940 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 In the year 1940 boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager
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 On this day in history charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies
Dec 06 Gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst on this day in history.
Dec 07 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5 in the year 1940.
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 On this day in history british assault on Banghazi Libya
Dec 09 British troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II in the year 1940.
Dec 09 On this day in history 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 Russian general Zhukov warns of German assault on this day in history.
Dec 12 British troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1940 dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000
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 John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1940 agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42
Dec 26 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148 in the year 1940.
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) on this day in history.
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.