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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   On this day in history willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide  

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   On this day in history "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge  

Aug 05   Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75 in the year 1940.  

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1940.  

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

Aug 10   Prince Bernhard Fund forms on this day in history.  

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

Aug 12   Luftwaffe bombs British radar stations, loses 31 aircrafts on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   45 German aircrafts shot down over England in the year 1940.  

Aug 16   In the year 1940 billy Fiske, US RAF-pilot/2nd lieutenant, dies of injuries  

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

Aug 17   On this day in history fDR &Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission  

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

Aug 18   In the year 1940 chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies  

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   Leon Trotsky, assassinated in Mexico City by Stalin agents, dies 8/21 in the year 1940.  

Aug 21   Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62 in the year 1940.  

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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 in the year 1940.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1940 tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  

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