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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Jul 15   Robert Wadlow world's tallest man (8'11.1"), dies at 32 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   Voluntary Defence Force (VDC), composed mainly of World War One veterans, formed by Returned Sailors' Soldiers' and Airmen's League of Australia for home defence on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 16   In the year 1940 nSB'er Woudenberg appointed as NVV-trustee  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 17   Phyllis Davis, Port Arthur Tx, actress (Love American Style, Vega$) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 18   In the year 1940 1st successful helicopter flight, Stratford, Ct  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 18   The first successful helicopter flight, Stratford, Ct on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 19   Hitler orders Great Britain to surrenders on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 19   In the year 1940 samuel H Chang, US newspaper magnate, murdered in Shanghai  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   In the year 1940 germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   Singles record charts first published by Billboard-Tommy Dorsey #1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   Y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   James E Clyburn, (Rep-D-South Carolina) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   Soviet Union annexes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   In the year 1940 alex Trebek, Sudbury Ontario, TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 22   Dutch prime minister De Geer meets Hitler seeking peace talks in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 24   On this day in history 1st illegal "Newsletter of Pieter It Hen" publishes in Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 25   John Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hrs 46 mins in the Mississippi R on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 26   Formation of Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service (RAAFNS) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   Billboard magazine starts publishing bestseller charts on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 27   In the year 1940 bugs Bunny makes his debut in the Warner Bros. cartoon A Wild Hare.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   On this day in history phil Proctor, comedian (Firesign Theater)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   On this day in history radio Orange, London begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 29   On this day in history urk soccer team forms  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   On this day in history clive Sinclair, British computer inventor (ZX Spectrum)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   The birth of Sir Clive Sinclair, British Inventor on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   In the year 1940 38 U boats sinks this month (196,000 ton)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   Whitney Krakower, US gangster, murderrd by "Bugsy" Siegel in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 01   In the year 1940 first expulsion of Jews from Cracow.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 01   On this day in history hMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi'.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   On this day in history clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 03   German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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 in the year 1940.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  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   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1940 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   On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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