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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 23 June 2024

Jun 28   "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 28   Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 28   Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 29   Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 30   "Brenda Starr" cartoon strip, by Dale Messick, 1st appears in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 30   In the year 1940 uS Fish &Wildlife Service established  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jul 02   Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 02   Lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 03   British Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 10   On this day in history battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked by air  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 10   Battle of Britian began in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   In the year 1940 donald Francis Tovey, English musicologist/composer, dies at 64  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   On this day in history british & German dogfight above Lyme Bay  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 13   On this day in history patrick Stewart, England, actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 14   Bill Howell, cricketer (18 Tests for Aust 1898-1905), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 14   In the year 1940 due to beanball wars, Spalding advertises batting helmet with earflaps  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   1st betatron placed in operation, Urbana, Il in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   In the year 1940 donald Calthrop, dies at 52  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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