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Historical Events In 1940

Wednesday, 05 October 2022

Aug 23   German bombers begin night time attacks (The Blitz) on London in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   In the year 1940 german Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   In the year 1940 luftwaffe bombs London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   In the year 1940 first "parachute wedding."  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   On this day in history the first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 26   RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 27   Caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   In the year 1940 french colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   On this day in history 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   In the year 1940 hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   In the year 1940 johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   In the year 1940 23rd PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Hershey CC Hershey Pa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   On this day in history beverly Sanders, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   1st showing of high definition color TV in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Hafvets Stjorna), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   In the year 1940 the birth of Pauline Collins, British actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   On this day in history the first showing of high definition color TV  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 04   CBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 04   The 'Battle of Britain' begins, after Hitler threatens to raze British cities to the ground because British bombers attacked Munich on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 05   All 355 Jewish-owned businesses in Luxembourg become "Aryan" property in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 06   Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 07   In the year 1940 54th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 63)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 07   On this day in history edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 07   German Air Force blitz London for 1st of 57 consecutive nights in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 09   28 German aircraft shot down above England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 10   On this day in history buckingham Palace hit by German bomb  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 11   In the year 1940 -12] Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 11   The birth of Brian DePalma, American director on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   In the year 1940 49 die & 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  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   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  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   On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   In the year 1940 emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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