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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Oct 24   Victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 25   In the year 1940 benjamin O Davis Dr became 1st Black general in US Army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   On this day in history canadian Pacific's Empress of Britian is bombed and sunk.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   In the year 1940 the P-51 Mustang makes its maiden flight.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 27   On this day in history anthea Joseph, music producer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Oct 28   In the year 1940 andrea d' Angeli, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 28   On this day in history greece successfully resists Italy's attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 29   Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

Oct 31   In the year 1940 63 U boats sunk this month (325,000 ton)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 31   Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into the Warsaw Ghetto on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   1st US air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   In the year 1940 prehistoric cave paintings discovered in Lascaux, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 01   The first US air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 04   In the year 1940 manuel Azaña y Diez, Spanish PM (1932..4)/pres (1936-39), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 05   On this day in history dutch submarine departs Dundee  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 05   In the year 1940 franklin Delano Roosevelt elected to a record third term as President  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 06   On this day in history franklin D Roosevelt re-elected president  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   In the year 1940 hMCS Ottawa is sunk by the Italian submarine DiBruno  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   Roosevelt is elected President. Democrats keep House control in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 07   On this day in history guido Provoost, Belgian historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 07   On this day in history tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   RAF bombs Munich on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 10   Pittsburgh & Philadelphia play a penalty free NFL game in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 11   In the year 1940 1,000s Paris students lay reath at Grave of Unknown Soldier  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 11   On this day in history blizzard strikes midwestern US killing over 100  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   In the year 1940 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   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  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   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  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   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   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 20   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  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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