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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 19 May 2024

Sep 12   In the year 1940 49 die and 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 13   In the year 1940 buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 14   Congress passes 1st peace-time conscription bill (draft law) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 14   On this day in history congress passes first peace-time conscription bill (draft law)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 15   In the year 1940 3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw 14, Columbus 2)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 15   In the year 1940 battle of Britain ends with RAF victory  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 15   On this day in history dick Ket, painter/cartoonist, dies at 37  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 15   Tide turns in Battle of Britain in WW II, RAF beats Luftwaffe on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 16   Dutch SS forms in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 16   In the year 1940 samuel T Rayburn of Tx elected speaker of the House  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 17   Nazis deprive Jews of possessions on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 18   In the year 1940 19 German aircrafts shot down above England  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 18   Frankie Avalon, Phila, actor (Beach movies)/singer (Venus) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 19   Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 19   In the year 1940 nazi decree forbids gentile women to work in Jewish homes  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 21   Bill Kurtis, Pensacola Fla, newscaster (American Parade) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   -27] French/British assault on French fleet in Dakar, flees on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   Japanese troops enter IndoChina in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 24   In the year 1940 jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career HR  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 24   The Cdn. Navy received 6 former US Navy "4 stackers" destroyers and renames them HMCS Annapolis, Columbia,Niagra, St. Clair ST. Croix and St. Francis in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 25   In the year 1940 cdn. Armed Merchanman Prince Rupert captures the German ship Wesser off Mexico  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 25   On this day in history german High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling govt  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 26   In the year 1940 airplane manufacturer in Woolston bombed, 30 killed  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 26   On this day in history walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   55 German aircrafts shot down above England in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   In the year 1940 black leaders protest discrimination in US armed forces  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   Establishment of Berlin-Tokyo-Rome Axis on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   In the year 1940 walter Benjamin, German/French literature critic/writer, dies at 48  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   On this day in history michigan's Tom Harmon runs 72, 86 & 94 yard touchdowns  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 29   On this day in history "Double or Nothing," a radio quiz show, 1st heard on Mutual Radio Net  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 29   In the year 1940 first US merchant ship "Booker T Washington" commanded by a black captain (Hugh Mulzac), launched at Wilmington Delaware  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 30   47 German aircrafts shot down above England in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 30   In the year 1940 walter Kollo, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   On this day in history pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens  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   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  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   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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


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