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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 27 November 2021

Oct 02   In the year 1940 17 German aircrafts shot down above England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 03   France Vichy govt proclaims end to Jewish status in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 04   12 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 04   On this day in history wrestling returns to Madison Sq Garden after 12 year lay off  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 05   On this day in history silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer: Cuauhnahuac/Planos, dies at 40  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 06   In the year 1940 ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 06   Zoological Gardens opens on Sloat & Skyline in SF on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Oct 07   On this day in history reds Bucky Walters is 1st pitcher in 14 years to homer in World Series  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 08   In the year 1940 robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Gaskugeln), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 09   On this day in history the birth of John Lennon, Former member of 'The Beatles'  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 09   In the year 1940 winston Churchill elected head of the Conservative party  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   On this day in history tom Mix, US actor (Texan, Hidden Gold), dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   In the year 1940 balham tube disaster during the Blitz.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 16   In the year 1940 benjamin Oliver Davis Sr named 1st black general in regular army  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 16   In the year 1940 benjamin Oliver Davis Sr named first black general in regular army  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 16   On this day in history lottery for first US WW II draftees held; #158 was drawn 1st  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 16   Warsaw Ghetto established in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   German occupiers issue identity cards on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 18   In the year 1940 kaufman & Harts "George Washington Slept Here," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 18   Suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   In the year 1940 cheese rationed in Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 21   In the year 1940 don Ritter, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 21   On this day in history rAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 22   In the year 1940 hMCS MARGAREE (RCN , ex 'Diana'), lost west of Ireland by collision with SS 'Port Fairy'.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   Freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   The birth of Pele, Famous Brazilian soccer player on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 24   40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 24   Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball in the year 1940.  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   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  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 in the year 1940.  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   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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