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Historical Events In 1940

Friday, 23 February 2024

Nov 12   In the year 1940 alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34  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   In the year 1940 walt Disney's "Fantasia" released  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   Walt Disney's"Fantasia" released in the year 1940.  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 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   In the year 1940 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   On this day in history green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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   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   Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 20   In the year 1940 german air raid on Birmingham fails  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 20   On this day in history hungary, Rumania, and Slovakia join Axis.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

Nov 22   Terry Gilliam (actor Monty Python series, And Now for Something Completely Different, ) 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   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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 patria steamer sinks killing 200, outside of Haifa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 25   In the year 1940 patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die  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   On this day in history nazis force 500,000 Warsaw Jews to live in walled ghetto  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   On this day in history cleveringa arrested by nazis  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 28   On this day in history nicolae Iorga, author/president of Romania, murdered by fascist  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) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 30   Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  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   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  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 on this day in history.  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

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  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   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   In the year 1940 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   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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


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