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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Nov 30   Lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 01   On this day in history richard Pryor actor was born this day  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 05   Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Dec 06   Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 06   In the year 1940 gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 07   In the year 1940 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Dec 09   On this day in history british assault on Banghazi Libya  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Dec 09   On this day in history maletti, Italian general, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Dec 16   British air raid on Mannheim on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 17   On this day in history british troops occupies Sollum  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Dec 21   In the year 1940 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 22   World War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 23   John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 25   In the year 1940 agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 26   In the year 1940 1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 27   In the year 1940 in New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 28   In the year 1940 arthur Morris scores 111 in 2nd innings of 1st game after 148  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 29   In the year 1940 brigitte Kronauer, writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 24   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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