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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

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

Sep 13   On this day in history buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Sep 15   3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw 14, Columbus 2) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 15   On this day in history battle of Britain ends with RAF victory  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 15   In the year 1940 tide turns in Battle of Britain in WW II, RAF beats Luftwaffe  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 16   In the year 1940 dutch SS forms  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Sep 17   On this day in history nazis deprive Jews of possessions  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 18   Frankie Avalon, Phila, actor (Beach movies)/singer (Venus) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 19   On this day in history nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 19   On this day in history nazi decree forbids gentile women to work in Jewish homes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 21   Bill Kurtis, Pensacola Fla, newscaster (American Parade) in the year 1940.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   Japanese troops enter IndoChina on this day in history.  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 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 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 25   German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling govt in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 26   Airplane manufacturer in Woolston bombed, 30 killed in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 26   In the year 1940 walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 27   Black leaders protest discrimination in US armed forces on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   Establishment of Berlin-Tokyo-Rome Axis in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   Walter Benjamin, German/French literature critic/writer, dies at 48 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 29   "Double or Nothing," a radio quiz show, 1st heard on Mutual Radio Net in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 29   First US merchant ship "Booker T Washington" commanded by a black captain (Hugh Mulzac), launched at Wilmington Delaware on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 30   On this day in history walter Kollo, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1940 tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  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   On this day in history kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1940 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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