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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Nov 12   In the year 1940 alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 12   Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   Walt Disney's"Fantasia" released on this day in history.  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   During WW II, German planes destroyed most of Coventry, England on this day in history.  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   On this day in history green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 18   In the year 1940 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 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) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 21   Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 21   On this day in history nazi occupiers forbid building schools in Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 22   On this day in history 500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis  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   In the year 1940 terry Gilliam (actor: Monty Python series, And Now for Something Completely Different, )  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 23   1st edition of illegal "The Truth" publishes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   Catherina van Rennes, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 25   Patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 26   In the year 1940 leidse students strike  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   6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB) on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 1): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 8-2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 30   First game of only 2-game Grey Cup (Ottawa 8, Toronto Balmy Beach 2) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 30   In the year 1940 fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78  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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1940 kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   In the year 1940 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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