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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Aug 23   On this day in history german bombers begin night time attacks (The Blitz) on London  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 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   First "parachute wedding." on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 27   On this day in history caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan)  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

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1940.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 03   Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Hafvets Stjorna), dies at 59 on this day in history.  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   The first showing of high definition color TV in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history cBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB  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   On this day in history all 355 Jewish-owned businesses in Luxembourg become "Aryan" property.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 06   Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 07   In the year 1940 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 10   In the year 1940 buckingham Palace hit by German bomb  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 11   The birth of Brian DePalma, American director in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  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   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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