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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Oct 02   17 German aircrafts shot down above England in the year 1940.  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   France Vichy govt proclaims end to Jewish status on this day in history.  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   On this day in history adolph Hitler & Benito Mussolini confer at Brenner Pass in the Alps  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Oct 06   On this day in history boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russia, cosmonaut  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   On this day in history ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55  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   On this day in history reds Bucky Walters is 1st pitcher in 14 years to homer in World Series  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Oct 09   The birth of John Lennon, Former member of 'The Beatles' on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 09   In the year 1940 winston Churchill elected head of the Conservative party  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   Balham tube disaster during the Blitz in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed on this day in history.  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   Warsaw Ghetto established on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   German occupiers issue identity cards in the year 1940.  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   Kaufman & Harts "George Washington Slept Here," premieres in NYC in the year 1940.  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 in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history rAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Oct 23   On this day in history freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Oct 24   On this day in history 40 hour work week goes into effect (Fair Labor Standards of 1938)  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   In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  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   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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