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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Aug 03   Lithuanian is accepted into the USSR on this day in history.  

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

Aug 03   Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide in the year 1940.  

Aug 04   Karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities) in the year 1940.  

Aug 04   Vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies in the year 1940.  

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

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

Aug 06   On this day in history estonia is annexed into Soviet empire  

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

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

Aug 07   Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place) in the year 1940.  

Aug 08   31 German aircrafts shot down over England in the year 1940.  

Aug 08   In the year 1940 battle of Britain  

Aug 08   Battle of Britain began as Germany launches air attacks on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history prince Bernhard Fund forms  

Aug 11   38 German aircrafts shot down above England in the year 1940.  

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

Aug 13   Air crash in Canberra kills three UAP ministers and Chief of the General Staff on this day in history.  

Aug 13   George C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Germany air attack on South England (Battle of Britain begins) in the year 1940.  

Aug 14   On this day in history dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland  

Aug 15   On this day in history 1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi)  

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   On this day in history fDR & Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission  

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

Aug 18   In the year 1940 71 German aircrafts shot down above England  

Aug 18   Chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies in the year 1940.  

Aug 19   On this day in history the birth of Jill St John, American actress  

Aug 20   In the year 1940 1st Polish squadrons fight along in the Battle of Britain  

Aug 20   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" on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1940 leon Trotsky, assassinated in Mexico City by Stalin agents, dies 8/21  

Aug 21   On this day in history leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62  

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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   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   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  

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

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   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  

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 in the year 1940.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history 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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