Historical Events In 1940
Saturday, 10 June 2023
Aug 23 On this day in history german bombers begin night time attacks (The Blitz) on London
Aug 23 German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London in the year 1940.
Aug 24 Luftwaffe bombs London on this day in history.
Aug 24 Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80 in the year 1940.
Aug 25 In the year 1940 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
Aug 25 On this day in history first "parachute wedding."
Aug 25 The first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?) on this day in history.
Aug 26 RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk in the year 1940.
Aug 27 In the year 1940 caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan)
Aug 28 French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1940 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567)
Aug 29 Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history 1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands
Aug 31 In the year 1940 hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married.
Aug 31 Johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58 in the year 1940.
Sep 02 23rd PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Hershey CC Hershey Pa in the year 1940.
Sep 02 Beverly Sanders, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey) on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 1940 1st showing of high definition color TV
Sep 03 Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Hafvets Stjorna), dies at 59 in the year 1940.
Sep 03 The birth of Pauline Collins, British actress in the year 1940.
Sep 03 On this day in history the first showing of high definition color TV
Sep 03 On this day in history uS gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease
Sep 04 CBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB in the year 1940.
Sep 04 The 'Battle of Britain' begins, after Hitler threatens to raze British cities to the ground because British bombers attacked Munich in the year 1940.
Sep 05 On this day in history all 355 Jewish-owned businesses in Luxembourg become "Aryan" property.
Sep 06 In the year 1940 crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania
Sep 07 54th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 63) in the year 1940.
Sep 07 Edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies in the year 1940.
Sep 07 German Air Force blitz London for 1st of 57 consecutive nights on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 1940 28 German aircraft shot down above England
Sep 10 Buckingham Palace hit by German bomb on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1940 -12] Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs
Sep 11 The birth of Brian DePalma, American director on this day in history.
Sep 12 49 die & 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ) on this day in history.
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