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Historical Events In 1940

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Nov 12   Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 12   Blizzard strikes midwest, 154 die (69 on boat on Great Lakes) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 12   Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   On this day in history walt Disney's"Fantasia" released  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 14   In the year 1940 during WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 14   During WW II, German planes destroyed most of Coventry, England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   On this day in history 1st 75,000 men called to armed forces duty during peacetime  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   World War II: In response to Germany's leveling of Coventry, England two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 17   Green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Nov 18   In the year 1940 george Matesky Mad Bomber's first time bomb  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 18   On this day in history george Matesky, New York City's Mad Bomber places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building used by Consolidated Edison.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 19   In the year 1940 belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 20   German air raid on Birmingham fails on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 20   Hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join Axis in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 21   In the year 1940 dr John, [Rebennack], New Orleans La, vocalist (I Was in Right Place)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 21   Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 21   Nazi occupiers forbid building schools in Netherlands in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   Terry Gilliam (actor Monty Python series, And Now for Something Completely Different, ) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   On this day in history terry Gilliam (actor: Monty Python series, And Now for Something Completely Different, )  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   In the year 1940 waclaw Berent, Polish novelist, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 23   1st edition of illegal "The Truth" publishes in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 23   On this day in history catherina van Rennes, composer, dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 25   Patria steamer sinks killing 200, outside of Haifa on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 25   Patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 26   In the year 1940 leidse students strike  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 26   Nazis force 500,000 Warsaw Jews to live in walled ghetto in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 27   6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 28   Cleveringa arrested by nazis on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 28   Nicolae Iorga, author/president of Romania, murdered by fascist in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   On this day in history 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 1): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 8-2  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   First game of only 2-game Grey Cup (Ottawa 8, Toronto Balmy Beach 2) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  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   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  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   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  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

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   On this day in history erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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