Historical Events In 1940
Thursday, 22 April 2021
Dec 29 On this day in history germany begins dropping incendiary bombs on London (WW II)
Dec 29 On this day in history germany begins the bombing of London during WWII, damaging many buildings, such as historic St. Mary's Cathedral.
Dec 30 On this day in history california's 1st freeway, (Arroyo Seco Parkway), opens
Dec 30 Fritz Volbach, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 31 37 U boats sunk this month (213,000 ton) in the year 1940.