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Historical Events In 1940

Friday, 22 January 2021

Jan 30   On this day in history benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London  

Jan 30   On this day in history hassett's second 122 of the game for Victoria can't stop a New South Wales win  

Jan 31   In the year 1940 40 U boats sunk this month (111,000 ton)  

Jan 31   In the year 1940 renĂ© "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56  

Feb 01   In the year 1940 russia begins new offensive against Finland  

Feb 02   In the year 1940 frank Sinatra's singing debut in Indianapolis (Tommy Dorsey Orch)  

Feb 02   Frank Sinatra's singing debut in Indianapolis with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Gen Winckelman replaces Gen Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander in the year 1940.  

Feb 05   General Winckelman replaces General Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander in the year 1940.  

Feb 05   In the year 1940 glenn Miller &his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"  

Feb 05   In the year 1940 the birth of H R Giger, Dutch painter.  

Feb 07   British railroads nationalized on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1940 francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for Engld v Australia 1894-95), dies  

Feb 07   In the year 1940 walt Disney's 2nd feature-length movie, "Pinocchio," premieres (New York NY)  

Feb 08   On this day in history germans set up the Lodz ghetto. 31,721 rooms contain more than 160,000 Jews by May 1.  

Feb 08   Lewis & Hamilton's musical "Two for the Show," premieres in NYC in the year 1940.  

Feb 09   Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller hits #1  

Feb 10   In the year 1940 tom & Jerry created by Hanna & Barbera debut by MGM  

Feb 10   US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner  

Feb 11   In the year 1940 john Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies  

Feb 12   The Adventures of Superman serial premieres on the Mutual radio network, featuring Bud Collyer in the title role on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Bradman scores 209 in 161 minutes for South Australia at the WACA in the year 1940.  

Feb 13   Bradman scores 209* in 161 minutes for South Aust at the WACA on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history british merchant vessel fleet is armed  

Feb 16   British search plane finds German Altmark off Norway on this day in history.  

Feb 16   RCAF's No. 110 Army Cooperation Squadron sails for Britain; first of 48 squadrons to go overseas on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history bradman scores 135 in a non-Shield match for SA v West Australia  

Feb 20   Larry Clinton & his Orchestra record "Limehouse Blues" in the year 1940.  

Feb 22   On this day in history finnish troops vacate Koivisto island  

Feb 22   On this day in history german air force sinks 2 German destroyers, killing 578  

Feb 23   Russian troops conquer Lasi Island on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history the birth of Peter Fonda, American actor  

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  

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 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   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   On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  

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 in the year 1940.  

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

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