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Historical Events In 1940

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Nov 12   On this day in history alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 12   Blizzard strikes midwest, 154 die (69 on boat on Great Lakes) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 12   On this day in history ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Nov 14   During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 14   On this day in history during WW II, German planes destroyed most of Coventry, England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 15   In the year 1940 1st 75,000 men called to armed forces duty during peacetime  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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Nov 18   George Matesky Mad Bomber's first time bomb on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 18   George Matesky, New York City's Mad Bomber places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building used by Consolidated Edison in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 19   Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 20   German air raid on Birmingham fails in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 20   In the year 1940 hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join Axis.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 21   Dr John, [Rebennack], New Orleans La, vocalist (I Was in Right Place) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Nov 22   In the year 1940 500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 22   In the year 1940 terry Gilliam (actor: Monty Python series, And Now for Something Completely Different, )  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 22   On this day in history waclaw Berent, Polish novelist, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   In the year 1940 1st edition of illegal "The Truth" publishes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 25   Patria steamer sinks killing 200, outside of Haifa in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 25   On this day in history patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   Leidse students strike in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 27   In the year 1940 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 28   Cleveringa arrested by nazis in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Nov 30   In the year 1940 first game of only 2-game Grey Cup (Ottawa 8, Toronto Balmy Beach 2)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 30   On this day in history fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 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   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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