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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 27 November 2021

Nov 30   Lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 01   In the year 1940 richard Pryor actor was born this day  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   Gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 05   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Dec 07   In the year 1940 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Dec 09   In the year 1940 british troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   Illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 10   British anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 11   On this day in history russian general Zhukov warns of German assault  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 13   In the year 1940 dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies  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   In the year 1940 m Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 17   On this day in history british troops occupies Sollum  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 18   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 connie Mack acquires controlling interest in the Athletics for $42,000  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   In the year 1940 nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 22   World War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 28   On this day in history arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 29   In the year 1940 brigitte Kronauer, writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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   In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  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   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 on this day in history.  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   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  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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