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Historical Events In 1940

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jun 28   "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 1940 anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard  

Jun 29   Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history uS passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register  

Jun 30   In the year 1940 "Brenda Starr" cartoon strip, by Dale Messick, 1st appears  

Jun 30   "Brenda Starr" cartoon strip, by Dale Messick, first appears in the year 1940.  

Jun 30   US Fish &Wildlife Service established in the year 1940.  

Jul 01   In the year 1940 channel Islands occupied by German forces  

Jul 02   Ben[jamin] Turpin, US comic (Saps at Sea, His New Job), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated  

Jul 02   The Arandora Star was torpedoed en route to Canada, survirors rescued by HMCS ST. Laurent on this day in history.  

Jul 03   ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany in the year 1940.  

Jul 03   On this day in history british Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa  

Jul 03   George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 03   The legendary comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted with their network radio show on NBC in the year 1940.  

Jul 05   In the year 1940 diplomatic relations broken between Britain & Vichy govt in France  

Jul 05   Diplomatic relations broken between Britain &Vichy govt in France in the year 1940.  

Jul 05   In the year 1940 hMS WHIRLWIND, sunk in the North Atlantic 120 miles west of Lands End, south west England 1 torpedo from German U-34.  

Jul 09   In the year 1940 8th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-0 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis  

Jul 10   In the year 1940 australian fighter pilots begin their participation in the Battle of Britain  

Jul 10   In the year 1940 battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked by air  

Jul 10   On this day in history battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked by air (114 days)  

Jul 10   Battle of Britian began on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history donald Francis Tovey, English musicologist/composer, dies at 64  

Jul 11   British & German dogfight above Lyme Bay in the year 1940.  

Jul 11   In the year 1940 petty Officer D. A. Hewitt first Canadian killed in the Battle of Britain.  

Jul 13   Patrick Stewart, England, actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history bill Howell, cricketer (18 Tests for Aust 1898-1905), dies  

Jul 14   Due to beanball wars, Spalding advertises batting helmet with earflaps in the year 1940.  

Jul 15   In the year 1940 1st betatron placed in operation, Urbana, Il  

Jul 15   On this day in history donald Calthrop, dies at 52  

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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   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born in the year 1940.  

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1940 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  

Jan 05   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  

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