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Wednesday, 17 August 2022

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

Aug 03   On this day in history the birth of Martin Sheen, American actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 03   Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 04   On this day in history karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities)  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   On this day in history "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   On this day in history frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   On this day in history estonia is annexed into Soviet empire  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   Churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 07   Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   In the year 1940 31 German aircrafts shot down over England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   Battle of Britain in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 08   On this day in history battle of Britain began as Germany launches air attacks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   In the year 1940 anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   On this day in history prince Bernhard Fund forms  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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   George C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75 in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 16   45 German aircrafts shot down over England in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   71 German aircrafts shot down above England in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 19   The birth of Jill St John, American actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   1st Polish squadrons fight along in the Battle of Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   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" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 20   In the year 1940 leon Trotsky, assassinated in Mexico City by Stalin agents, dies 8/21  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 21   In the year 1940 leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Frank Jackson at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born on this day in history.  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 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   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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  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   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  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 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   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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