Historical Events In 1940
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
May 24 1st night game at NY's Polo Grounds (Giants 8, Braves 1) in the year 1940.
May 24 In the year 1940 dutch army demobilizes
May 24 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina speaks on BBC radio on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1940 german tanks reach Atrecht France
May 24 On this day in history hitler affirms General von Rundstedts "Stopbevel"
May 25 German troops conquer Boulogne in the year 1940.
May 25 In the year 1940 golden Gate International Expo reopens
May 26 In the year 1940 1st successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300 designed by Igor Sikorsky
May 26 HMS CURLEW (AA), sunk in Lavangs Fiord, Ofotfiord near Narvik, northern Norway by German Ju88 bombers in the year 1940.
May 26 On this day in history operation Dynamo begins evacuating defeated Allied troops from Dunkirk
May 26 In the year 1940 the "Miracle of Dunkirk" evacuation begins in France during World War II
May 27 In the year 1940 british & French begin evacuation of Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo)
May 27 In the year 1940 the evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk, France, begins
May 28 In the year 1940 belgium surrenders to Germany, King Leopold III gives himself up
May 28 British-French troops capture Narvik Norway only to give it up later on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history holland and Belgium surrender to German forces, during WW2
May 28 In the year 1940 randle Ayrton, actor (Manx Man), dies at 70
May 29 In the year 1940 adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 sec)
May 29 On this day in history arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich Commissioner of Hague Netherlands
May 29 In the year 1940 british forces begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France
May 29 HMS WAKEFUL, sunk off Nieuport, Belgium by 1 torpedo from German E-boat S-30 in the year 1940.
May 29 In WWII, Germans capture Ostend & Ypres in Belgium & Lille in France on this day in history.
May 30 On this day in history y de Smit-Rog, eldest Dutchman, dies at 104
May 31 Gen-major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken in the year 1940.
May 31 General-Major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1940 premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris
Jun 02 In the year 1940 heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach
Jun 02 Willem E Roelofs, painter/cartoonist, dies in the year 1940.
Jun 03 On this day in history last British/French troop leave Dunkirk
Jun 03 In the year 1940 paris suffers heavy bombing from German aircraft
Jun 04 1st NL night game at Sportsman's Park (Dodgers 10, Cardinals 1) on this day in history.
Jun 04 On this day in history british complete miracle of Dunkirk by evacuating 300,000 troops
Jun 04 On this day in history evacuation of British Army from Dunkirk is completed.
Jun 04 In the year 1940 german forces enter Paris