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Historical Events In 1940

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Nov 30   In the year 1940 lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 01   Richard Pryor actor was born this day on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   In the year 1940 gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 05   On this day in history boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 05   HMCS Saguenay (Destroyer) first Canadian Warship torpedoed, limps into a British port in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 05   Jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 06   In the year 1940 charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 06   Gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 07   On this day in history 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 08   1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 08   On this day in history german Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   British assault on Banghazi Libya on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   On this day in history british troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   In the year 1940 illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   In the year 1940 maletti, Italian general, dies in battle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 10   British anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 11   Russian general Zhukov warns of German assault in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 12   On this day in history british troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 13   Dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 16   In the year 1940 british air raid on Mannheim  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 16   M Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 17   British troops occupies Sollum in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 18   On this day in history munitions Minister C.D.Howe and 152 other survivors of the torpedoed lines SS Western Prince arive in Britian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 20   Connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 21   F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 22   On this day in history nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 22   On this day in history world War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 23   In the year 1940 john Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 25   Agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 26   On this day in history 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 27   In New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 27   Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 28   Arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 29   On this day in history brigitte Kronauer, writer  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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