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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Jul 15   Robert Wadlow world's tallest man (8'11.1"), dies at 32 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

Jul 16   NSB'er Woudenberg appointed as NVV-trustee on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 17   On this day in history phyllis Davis, Port Arthur Tx, actress (Love American Style, Vega$)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 18   1st successful helicopter flight, Stratford, Ct on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 18   The first successful helicopter flight, Stratford, Ct in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 19   In the year 1940 hitler orders Great Britain to surrenders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 19   Samuel H Chang, US newspaper magnate, murdered in Shanghai on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 20   On this day in history germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 20   On this day in history singles record charts first published by Billboard-Tommy Dorsey #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jul 20   On this day in history y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   James E Clyburn, (Rep-D-South Carolina) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   Soviet Union annexes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 22   Alex Trebek, Sudbury Ontario, TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jul 23   "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 25   John Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hrs 46 mins in the Mississippi R in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 26   Formation of Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service (RAAFNS) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 27   On this day in history billboard magazine starts publishing bestseller charts  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jul 28   On this day in history johann Richard Ohlsson, composer, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   Phil Proctor, comedian (Firesign Theater) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   Radio Orange, London begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 29   Urk soccer team forms in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 30   In the year 1940 clive Sinclair, British computer inventor (ZX Spectrum)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 30   In the year 1940 the birth of Sir Clive Sinclair, British Inventor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 31   38 U boats sinks this month (196,000 ton) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 31   In the year 1940 whitney Krakower, US gangster, murderrd by "Bugsy" Siegel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 01   First expulsion of Jews from Cracow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 02   In the year 1940 clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 03   German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies 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   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  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   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 on this day in history.  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   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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