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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Jun 28   On this day in history "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 28   Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 28   Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 29   Anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 29   Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 29   On this day in history uS passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 30   On this day in history "Brenda Starr" cartoon strip, by Dale Messick, 1st appears  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 30   In the year 1940 "Brenda Starr" cartoon strip, by Dale Messick, first appears  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 30   On this day in history uS Fish &Wildlife Service established  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 01   Channel Islands occupied by German forces in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jul 02   Ben[jamin] Turpin, US comic (Saps at Sea, His New Job), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 02   Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 02   In the year 1940 lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 02   The Arandora Star was torpedoed en route to Canada, survirors rescued by HMCS ST. Laurent in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 03   ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 03   In the year 1940 british Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 03   George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 03   On this day in history the legendary comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted with their network radio show on NBC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 05   Diplomatic relations broken between Britain & Vichy govt in France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 05   In the year 1940 diplomatic relations broken between Britain &Vichy govt in France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 05   HMS WHIRLWIND, sunk in the North Atlantic 120 miles west of Lands End, south west England 1 torpedo from German U-34 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 09   8th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-0 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   Australian fighter pilots begin their participation in the Battle of Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   Battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked by air in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   In the year 1940 battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked by air (114 days)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   Battle of Britian began on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   Donald Francis Tovey, English musicologist/composer, dies at 64 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   British & German dogfight above Lyme Bay in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   Petty Officer D. A. Hewitt first Canadian killed in the Battle of Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 13   Patrick Stewart, England, actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 14   Bill Howell, cricketer (18 Tests for Aust 1898-1905), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 14   Due to beanball wars, Spalding advertises batting helmet with earflaps on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   1st betatron placed in operation, Urbana, Il on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   On this day in history donald Calthrop, dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   On this day in history erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   On this day in history kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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