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Historical Events In 1940

Monday, 27 May 2024

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

Oct 03   On this day in history anti-Jewish laws are passed by the Vichy government.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 03   On this day in history france Vichy govt proclaims end to Jewish status  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 04   In the year 1940 12 German aircrafts shot down above England  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 04   In the year 1940 wrestling returns to Madison Sq Garden after 12 year lay off  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 05   In the year 1940 silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer: Cuauhnahuac/Planos, dies at 40  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 06   Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Oct 08   In the year 1940 cin Reds beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3, in 37th World Series  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Oct 09   Winston Churchill elected head of the Conservative party in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   In the year 1940 tom Mix, US actor (Texan, Hidden Gold), dies at 60  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 14   Balham tube disaster during the Blitz in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   On this day in history -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 16   On this day in history benjamin Oliver Davis Sr named first black general in regular army  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 16   Warsaw Ghetto established on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 18   In the year 1940 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  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 18   In the year 1940 suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   On this day in history cheese rationed in Netherlands  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 21   RAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 24   Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  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   In the year 1940 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 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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