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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Oct 24   On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 25   On this day in history benjamin O Davis Dr became 1st Black general in US Army  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   Canadian Pacific's Empress of Britian is bombed and sunk on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   On this day in history the P-51 Mustang makes its maiden flight.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 27   Anthea Joseph, music producer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 27   Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 28   On this day in history andrea d' Angeli, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 28   Greece successfully resists Italy's attack on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 29   In the year 1940 connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 29   Sec of War Henry L Stimson drew 1st number-158-in 1st peacetime military draft in US history in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Oct 30   Cole Porters musical "Panama hattie," premieres in NYC in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   In the year 1940 hMS STURDY, lost west coast of Scotland, on Tiree Island - ran aground in fog and wrecked.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 31   63 U boats sunk this month (325,000 ton) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 31   Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into the Warsaw Ghetto in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   In the year 1940 1st US air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   On this day in history prehistoric cave paintings discovered in Lascaux, France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   In the year 1940 the first US air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 04   Eggs & cake rationed in Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 04   Manuel Azaña y Diez, Spanish PM (1932..4)/pres (1936-39), dies at 60 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   Dutch submarine departs Dundee in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   Franklin Delano Roosevelt elected to a record third term as President on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   In the year 1940 president FDR (D) wins unprecedented 3rd term beating Wendell Willkie (R)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   In the year 1940 franklin D Roosevelt re-elected president  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   HMCS Ottawa is sunk by the Italian submarine DiBruno in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   On this day in history roosevelt is elected President. Democrats keep House control.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   On this day in history ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 07   Guido Provoost, Belgian historian on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 07   Stravinsky's Symfonie in C premieres in Chicago on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 07   Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 08   In the year 1940 rAF bombs Munich  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 10   On this day in history arthur Neville Chamberlain, British premier (1937-40), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 10   In the year 1940 pittsburgh & Philadelphia play a penalty free NFL game  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 11   On this day in history 1,000s Paris students lay reath at Grave of Unknown Soldier  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 11   In the year 1940 blizzard strikes midwestern US killing over 100  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   In the year 1940 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   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  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

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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   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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  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   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  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 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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