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Historical Events In 1940

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Nov 30   On this day in history lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.  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   Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 05   On this day in history hMCS Saguenay (Destroyer) first Canadian Warship torpedoed, limps into a British port  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 05   Jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 08   German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London in the year 1940.  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   British troops first major offensive in North Africa during WW II in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   Illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 russian general Zhukov warns of German assault  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 12   British troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 16   British air raid on Mannheim on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 british troops occupies Sollum  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   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   On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 22   Nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 22   World War II: HimarĂ« is captured by the Greek army in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 23   John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Dec 26   1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148 in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  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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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  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   In the year 1940 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   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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