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Historical Events In 1940

Wednesday, 24 July 2024

Aug 23   On this day in history german bombers begin night time attacks (The Blitz) on London  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   Luftwaffe bombs London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 25   First "parachute wedding." on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   In the year 1940 the first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 26   In the year 1940 rKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   On this day in history french colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   In the year 1940 arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   On this day in history hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 02   On this day in history 23rd PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Hershey CC Hershey Pa  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   Beverly Sanders, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Sep 03   On this day in history uS gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 05   All 355 Jewish-owned businesses in Luxembourg become "Aryan" property on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 06   In the year 1940 crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 07   54th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 63) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 07   German Air Force blitz London for 1st of 57 consecutive nights on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 10   Buckingham Palace hit by German bomb in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 11   On this day in history -12] Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   49 die & 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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