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Historical Events In 1940

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

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

Nov 12   In the year 1940 ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   In the year 1940 walt Disney's "Fantasia" released  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   In the year 1940 walt Disney's"Fantasia" released  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Nov 14   During WW II, German planes destroyed most of Coventry, England in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 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   George Matesky Mad Bomber's first time bomb on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 19   On this day in history belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 20   On this day in history german air raid on Birmingham fails  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   Dr John, [Rebennack], New Orleans La, vocalist (I Was in Right Place) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 21   In the year 1940 geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 21   In the year 1940 nazi occupiers forbid building schools in Netherlands  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   Waclaw Berent, Polish novelist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Nov 25   In the year 1940 patria steamer sinks killing 200, outside of Haifa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Nov 26   Leidse students strike in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 26   Nazis force 500,000 Warsaw Jews to live in walled ghetto on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Nov 28   In the year 1940 cleveringa arrested by nazis  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   In the year 1940 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) on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  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   On this day in history 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   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 24   In the year 1940 emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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