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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Aug 23   In the year 1940 german bombers begin night time attacks (The Blitz) on London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 23   German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   Luftwaffe bombs London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   In the year 1940 paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   On this day in history 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   First "parachute wedding." in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   The first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   Caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Aug 29   In the year 1940 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 29   Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 31   Hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 31   Johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Sep 02   In the year 1940 beverly Sanders, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 03   On this day in history 1st showing of high definition color TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Sep 03   The birth of Pauline Collins, British actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 03   In the year 1940 the first showing of high definition color TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 03   US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 04   On this day in history cBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 04   In the year 1940 the 'Battle of Britain' begins, after Hitler threatens to raze British cities to the ground because British bombers attacked Munich  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 05   In the year 1940 all 355 Jewish-owned businesses in Luxembourg become "Aryan" property.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Sep 07   In the year 1940 edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Sep 09   In the year 1940 28 German aircraft shot down above England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 10   Buckingham Palace hit by German bomb on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 11   -12] Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 11   On this day in history the birth of Brian DePalma, American director  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1940

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Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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