Historical Events In 1940
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Dec 29 Germany begins dropping incendiary bombs on London (WW II) on this day in history.
Dec 29 Germany begins the bombing of London during WWII, damaging many buildings, such as historic St. Mary's Cathedral on this day in history.
Dec 30 California's 1st freeway, (Arroyo Seco Parkway), opens in the year 1940.
Dec 30 Fritz Volbach, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1940 37 U boats sunk this month (213,000 ton)