Historical Events In 1940
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Dec 29 On this day in history germany begins dropping incendiary bombs on London (WW II)
Dec 29 In the year 1940 germany begins the bombing of London during WWII, damaging many buildings, such as historic St. Mary's Cathedral.
Dec 30 California's 1st freeway, (Arroyo Seco Parkway), opens on this day in history.
Dec 30 Fritz Volbach, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1940.
Dec 31 37 U boats sunk this month (213,000 ton) in the year 1940.