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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Aug 03   On this day in history lithuanian is accepted into the USSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 03   In the year 1940 the birth of Martin Sheen, American actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 03   On this day in history willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   Karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   Vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   In the year 1940 "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   In the year 1940 frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   In the year 1940 estonia is annexed into Soviet empire  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   In the year 1940 churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Aug 07   Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   On this day in history 31 German aircrafts shot down over England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   Battle of Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   Battle of Britain began as Germany launches air attacks in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   Anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   Prince Bernhard Fund forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 11   In the year 1940 38 German aircrafts shot down above England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 12   Luftwaffe bombs British radar stations, loses 31 aircrafts in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   Air crash in Canberra kills three UAP ministers and Chief of the General Staff on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   In the year 1940 george C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   Germany air attack on South England (Battle of Britain begins) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 14   On this day in history dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 15   1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 16   In the year 1940 45 German aircrafts shot down over England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 16   On this day in history billy Fiske, US RAF-pilot/2nd lieutenant, dies of injuries  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   In the year 1940 fDR & Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   FDR &Canadian PM William M King agree to joint defense commission in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   71 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   Chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   In the year 1940 the birth of Jill St John, American actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   In the year 1940 1st Polish squadrons fight along in the Battle of Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   In the year 1940 british PM Churchill says of the Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   On this day in history leon Trotsky, assassinated in Mexico City by Stalin agents, dies 8/21  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 21   Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  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   On this day in history birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  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   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  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 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   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  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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