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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 04   On this day in history rAF's 242 'Canadian' Squadron posted to France.  

Jun 04   In the year 1940 the Allied military evacuation from Dunkirk, France, ends in World War II.  

Jun 05   1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Battle of France begins in WW II in the year 1940.  

Jun 05   On this day in history synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh  

Jun 05   On this day in history the Battle of France begins during World War II.  

Jun 06   E E Clive, actor (Bulldog Drummond, Night Muss Fall), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  

Jun 06   In the year 1940 hMS WRESTLER, damaged off Normandy beaches, northern France in English Channel by German mine.  

Jun 07   British/French troops evacuate Narvik on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history james Hall, writer/actor (Millie, Hell's Angels), dies at 39  

Jun 07   Tom Jones, [Woodward], Pontypridd Wales, singer (What's New Pussycat) in the year 1940.  

Jun 08   72nd Belmont: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 2:29.6 in the year 1940.  

Jun 08   On this day in history discovery of element 93, neptunium, announced  

Jun 08   Frederick Shepherd Converse, US composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1940 hMS GLORIOUS sunk west of Lofoten Islands in Norwegian Sea by 11in gunfire of German battlecruisers 'Scharnhorst' and 'Gneisenau'.1,207 men lost, c40 survivors. Escorting destroyers 'Acasta' and 'Ardent' also sunk  

Jun 09   On this day in history 44th US Golf Open: Lawson Little shoots a 287 at Canterbury GC OH  

Jun 09   In the year 1940 norway surrenders to the Nazis during World War II  

Jun 10   French government moves to Bordeaux on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Italy declares war on France and Britain while Canada declares war on Italy on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history italy declares war on allies/raids Malta  

Jun 12   HMS CALYPSO, sunk Eastern Mediterranean, south of Crete by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Bagnolini' on this day in history.  

Jun 13   HMS ODIN, sunk off southern Italy in Gulf of Taranto by torpedo and gunfire of Italian destroyer 'Strale' on this day in history.  

Jun 13   Paris evacuated before the German advance on this day in history.  

Jun 13   In the year 1940 paris evacuates before German advance  

Jun 14   Auschwitz concentration camp opens (3 million killed there) in the year 1940.  

Jun 14   On this day in history ben Davidson, LA Calif, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R)  

Jun 14   In the year 1940 german forces occupied Paris during WW II  

Jun 14   On this day in history german troops enter Paris  

Jun 14   The Nazis open the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. Also German troops enter Paris during World War II in the year 1940.  

Jun 14   The Nazis open the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. Also: German troops enter Paris during World War II on this day in history.  

Jun 15   38 Italians Fiat bombers bomb Luc-and-Province in the year 1940.  

Jun 15   In the year 1940 french fortress of Verdun captured by Germans  

Jun 15   Germans occupy Paris, capture Havre, assault Maginot line in the year 1940.  

Jun 16   On this day in history commuinist govt installed in Lithuania  

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born in the year 1940.  

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   In the year 1940 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  

Jan 05   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  

Jan 12   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 in the year 1940.  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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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