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Historical Events In 1940

Thursday, 07 July 2022

Aug 03   In the year 1940 lithuanian is accepted into the USSR  

Aug 03   The birth of Martin Sheen, American actor on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1940 willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide  

Aug 04   On this day in history karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities)  

Aug 04   In the year 1940 vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies  

Aug 05   "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge in the year 1940.  

Aug 05   Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Estonia is annexed into Soviet empire in the year 1940.  

Aug 07   In the year 1940 churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile  

Aug 07   Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) in the year 1940.  

Aug 07   In the year 1940 marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)  

Aug 08   On this day in history 31 German aircrafts shot down over England  

Aug 08   In the year 1940 battle of Britain  

Aug 08   On this day in history battle of Britain began as Germany launches air attacks  

Aug 10   On this day in history anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania.  

Aug 10   Prince Bernhard Fund forms in the year 1940.  

Aug 11   38 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1940 luftwaffe bombs British radar stations, loses 31 aircrafts  

Aug 13   In the year 1940 air crash in Canberra kills three UAP ministers and Chief of the General Staff  

Aug 13   George C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75 in the year 1940.  

Aug 13   On this day in history germany air attack on South England (Battle of Britain begins)  

Aug 14   In the year 1940 dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland  

Aug 15   1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi) in the year 1940.  

Aug 16   On this day in history 45 German aircrafts shot down over England  

Aug 16   Billy Fiske, US RAF-pilot/2nd lieutenant, dies of injuries on this day in history.  

Aug 17   FDR & Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission in the year 1940.  

Aug 17   FDR &Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission in the year 1940.  

Aug 18   71 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies on this day in history.  

Aug 19   The birth of Jill St John, American actress on this day in history.  

Aug 20   1st Polish squadrons fight along in the Battle of Britain on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1940 british PM Churchill says of the Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"  

Aug 20   On this day in history leon Trotsky, assassinated in Mexico City by Stalin agents, dies 8/21  

Aug 21   Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  

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

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  

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 in the year 1940.  

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1940.  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1940 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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