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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Jun 16   Communist govt installed in Lithuania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   On this day in history dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy, Star Spangled Virgin), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   HMS GRAMPUS,sunk off Augusta, eastern Sicily in Ionian Sea by Italian torpedo boats 'Circe' and 'Clio' in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 17   Chief of Naval Operations asks Congress for money to build two-ocean Navy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 17   France asks Germany for terms of surrender in WW II on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   Gen Charles de Gaulle on BBC tells French to defy nazi occupiers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   The French cruiser Emile Bertin arrives in Canada with $305 million in gold from the Bank of France; gold released after the war on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   The RAF's 242 'Canadian' Squadron withdraws from France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   On this day in history winston Churchill urges perseverance so that future generations would remember that "this was their finest hour"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   In the year 1940 "Brenda Starr," 1st cartoon strip by a woman, appears in Chicago  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jun 19   In the year 1940 "Brenda Starr," first cartoon strip by a woman, appears in Chicago  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   In the year 1940 hMS ORPHEUS, sunk north of Tobruk, eastern Libya by Italian destroyer "Turbine".  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   In the year 1940 maurice Jaubert, composer, dies at 40  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 20   Jehan Alain, French organist/composer, dies in battle at 29 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 20   On this day in history joe Louis TKOs Arturo Godoy in 8 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 21   On this day in history edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 21   German occupiers disband Dutch States-General/Council of State in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 21   In the year 1940 hMAS Sydney and Stuart bombard Bardia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   On this day in history abbas Kiarostami, author/director (Under the Olive Trees, Close Up)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   On this day in history france falls to Nazi Germany; armistice signed, France disarmed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   France falls to Nazi Germany; armistice signed, France disarms in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   In the year 1940 french sign armistice with Germans at Compiegne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   M A Noble, cricketer (giant of NSW/Australian cricket), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 23   Marcel Louette seeks opposition group "White Brigade" on Antwerp on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 24   In the year 1940 france signs an armistice with Italy during WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 25   In the year 1940 adolf Hitler views Eiffel tower & grave of Napoleon in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 25   In the year 1940 clint Warwick, [Eccles], Birmingham England, bassist (Moody Blues)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 25   HMCS FRASER (RCN, ex 'Crescent), lost off Gironde Estuary, western France by collision with RN cruiser 'Calcutta' in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 26   In the year 1940 end of USSR experimental calendar; Gregorian readopted 6/27  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 26   Hundreds of Kovno Jews are taken to the "Ninth Fort" and murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 27   In the year 1940 800 Jews are burned alive inside Great Synagogue. 1,200 others die in shooting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 27   On this day in history hMS WREN, sunk 10 miles of Aldeburgh, eastern England in North Sea - by German bombers.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 27   Soviet Army attacks Romania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 27   USSR returns to the Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1940 tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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