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Historical Events In 1940

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Nov 12   Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1940 blizzard strikes midwest, 154 die (69 on boat on Great Lakes)  

Nov 12   Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers in the year 1940.  

Nov 13   In the year 1940 walt Disney's "Fantasia" released  

Nov 13   On this day in history walt Disney's"Fantasia" released  

Nov 14   During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England in the year 1940.  

Nov 14   During WW II, German planes destroyed most of Coventry, England in the year 1940.  

Nov 15   1st 75,000 men called to armed forces duty during peacetime in the year 1940.  

Nov 16   World War II: In response to Germany's leveling of Coventry, England two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg in the year 1940.  

Nov 17   In the year 1940 green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane  

Nov 18   On this day in history george Matesky Mad Bomber's first time bomb  

Nov 18   George Matesky, New York City's Mad Bomber places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building used by Consolidated Edison in the year 1940.  

Nov 19   On this day in history belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler  

Nov 20   On this day in history german air raid on Birmingham fails  

Nov 20   Hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join Axis on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Dr John, [Rebennack], New Orleans La, vocalist (I Was in Right Place) in the year 1940.  

Nov 21   Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Nazi occupiers forbid building schools in Netherlands in the year 1940.  

Nov 22   In the year 1940 500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis  

Nov 22   Terry Gilliam (actor Monty Python series, And Now for Something Completely Different, ) on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history terry Gilliam (actor: Monty Python series, And Now for Something Completely Different, )  

Nov 22   On this day in history waclaw Berent, Polish novelist, dies at 67  

Nov 23   In the year 1940 1st edition of illegal "The Truth" publishes  

Nov 23   Catherina van Rennes, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Nov 25   In the year 1940 patria steamer sinks killing 200, outside of Haifa  

Nov 25   On this day in history patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die  

Nov 26   In the year 1940 leidse students strike  

Nov 26   On this day in history nazis force 500,000 Warsaw Jews to live in walled ghetto  

Nov 27   In the year 1940 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)  

Nov 28   Cleveringa arrested by nazis in the year 1940.  

Nov 28   Nicolae Iorga, author/president of Romania, murdered by fascist in the year 1940.  

Nov 30   28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 1): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 8-2 in the year 1940.  

Nov 30   In the year 1940 first game of only 2-game Grey Cup (Ottawa 8, Toronto Balmy Beach 2)  

Nov 30   In the year 1940 fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1940 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 in the year 1940.  

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died in the year 1940.  

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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