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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

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

Aug 03   On this day in history the birth of Martin Sheen, American actor  

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

Aug 05   On this day in history frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75  

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   Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 08   Battle of Britain in the year 1940.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1940 anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania.  

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

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

Aug 12   On this day in history luftwaffe bombs British radar stations, loses 31 aircrafts  

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

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

Aug 16   On this day in history billy Fiske, US RAF-pilot/2nd lieutenant, dies of injuries  

Aug 17   FDR & Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies  

Aug 19   In the year 1940 the birth of Jill St John, American actress  

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  

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