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Historical Events In 1940

Friday, 30 October 2020

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

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

Oct 26   Canadian Pacific's Empress of Britian is bombed and sunk in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1940.  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   Greece successfully resists Italy's attack on this day in history.  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   On this day in history cole Porters musical "Panama hattie," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 30   HMS STURDY, lost west coast of Scotland, on Tiree Island - ran aground in fog and wrecked in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Oct 31   In the year 1940 deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into the Warsaw Ghetto  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 01   On this day in history 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 in the year 1940.  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   President FDR (D) wins unprecedented 3rd term beating Wendell Willkie (R) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 06   In the year 1940 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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 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   Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 08   On this day in history rAF bombs Munich  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 10   In the year 1940 arthur Neville Chamberlain, British premier (1937-40), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 11   1,000s Paris students lay reath at Grave of Unknown Soldier on this day in history.  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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Famous Birthdays In 1940

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  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 in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  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   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1940

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  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   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1940.  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   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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