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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Sep 12   49 die and 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 13   In the year 1940 buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Sep 15   Battle of Britain ends with RAF victory on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 15   In the year 1940 dick Ket, painter/cartoonist, dies at 37  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 15   On this day in history tide turns in Battle of Britain in WW II, RAF beats Luftwaffe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 16   Dutch SS forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 16   In the year 1940 samuel T Rayburn of Tx elected speaker of the House  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Sep 17   In the year 1940 nazis deprive Jews of possessions  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 18   In the year 1940 19 German aircrafts shot down above England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 18   In the year 1940 frankie Avalon, Phila, actor (Beach movies)/singer (Venus)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Sep 21   In the year 1940 bill Kurtis, Pensacola Fla, newscaster (American Parade)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 23   -27] French/British assault on French fleet in Dakar, flees in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 23   On this day in history japanese troops enter IndoChina  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 24   Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career HR on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 24   In the year 1940 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 25   On this day in history cdn. Armed Merchanman Prince Rupert captures the German ship Wesser off Mexico  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 25   In the year 1940 german High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling govt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 26   Airplane manufacturer in Woolston bombed, 30 killed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 26   Walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 27   55 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 27   In the year 1940 black leaders protest discrimination in US armed forces  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 27   On this day in history establishment of Berlin-Tokyo-Rome Axis.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Sep 29   In the year 1940 "Double or Nothing," a radio quiz show, 1st heard on Mutual Radio Net  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 29   On this day in history first US merchant ship "Booker T Washington" commanded by a black captain (Hugh Mulzac), launched at Wilmington Delaware  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 30   47 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 30   In the year 1940 walter Kollo, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 01   Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  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   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  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   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1940

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  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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