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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

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

Aug 23   On this day in history german Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   Luftwaffe bombs London in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 25   In the year 1940 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 25   In the year 1940 first "parachute wedding."  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 26   On this day in history rKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 28   French colonies Cameroon/Congo-Brazzaville support Gen De Gaulle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Aug 29   Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Sep 02   23rd PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Hershey CC Hershey Pa in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Hafvets Stjorna), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Sep 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Sep 06   Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania on this day in history.  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   Edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history buckingham Palace hit by German bomb  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 11   -12] Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 49 die & 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 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   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  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   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 25   On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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