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Historical Events In 1940

Friday, 30 October 2020

Oct 02   On this day in history 17 German aircrafts shot down above England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 03   In the year 1940 anti-Jewish laws are passed by the Vichy government.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 03   In the year 1940 france Vichy govt proclaims end to Jewish status  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 04   In the year 1940 12 German aircrafts shot down above England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 04   Adolph Hitler & Benito Mussolini confer at Brenner Pass in the Alps on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 04   Wrestling returns to Madison Sq Garden after 12 year lay off on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 05   Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer: Cuauhnahuac/Planos, dies at 40 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russia, cosmonaut in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   Zoological Gardens opens on Sloat & Skyline in SF in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Oct 07   Reds Bucky Walters is 1st pitcher in 14 years to homer in World Series in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 08   Cin Reds beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3, in 37th World Series on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 08   On this day in history robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Gaskugeln), dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 09   In the year 1940 the birth of John Lennon, Former member of 'The Beatles'  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 09   Winston Churchill elected head of the Conservative party on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   Tom Mix, US actor (Texan, Hidden Gold), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 14   On this day in history balham tube disaster during the Blitz.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   In the year 1940 -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr named 1st black general in regular army in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr named first black general in regular army on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   In the year 1940 lottery for first US WW II draftees held; #158 was drawn 1st  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   In the year 1940 warsaw Ghetto established  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   In the year 1940 german occupiers issue identity cards  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 18   HMS H.49,sunk off Texel island, Holland in North Sea by depth charges from German anti-submarine trawlers UJ.116 and UJ.118. On patrol off Dutch coast at time of threatened German invasion of Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 18   On this day in history kaufman & Harts "George Washington Slept Here," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 18   Suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 20   Cheese rationed in Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   On this day in history don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   RAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   HMCS MARGAREE (RCN , ex 'Diana'), lost west of Ireland by collision with SS 'Port Fairy' on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 23   Freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 23   In the year 1940 the birth of Pele, Famous Brazilian soccer player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 24   40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 24   Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  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   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1940 tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   On this day in history kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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