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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

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

Jun 28   On this day in history italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 29   On this day in history anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 29   On this day in history paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 29   US passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jun 30   US Fish &Wildlife Service established in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 01   In the year 1940 channel Islands occupied by German forces  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jul 02   Ben[jamin] Turpin, US comic (Saps at Sea, His New Job), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 02   In the year 1940 dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 02   Lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

Jul 03   On this day in history british Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 03   George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 03   The legendary comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted with their network radio show on NBC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 05   On this day in history diplomatic relations broken between Britain &Vichy govt in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

Jul 09   In the year 1940 8th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-0 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 10   In the year 1940 battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked by air  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 10   On this day in history battle of Britian began  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 11   British & German dogfight above Lyme Bay on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 11   In the year 1940 petty Officer D. A. Hewitt first Canadian killed in the Battle of Britain.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Jul 15   Donald Calthrop, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jan 20   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   In the year 1940 emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  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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