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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Nov 30   On this day in history lucille Ball and Cuban musician Desi Arnaz were married.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Dec 05   In the year 1940 jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60  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   Gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 08   1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 british assault on Banghazi Libya  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Dec 10   On this day in history british anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 11   In the year 1940 russian general Zhukov warns of German assault  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   On this day in history dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 16   In the year 1940 british air raid on Mannheim  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 16   M Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 17   British troops occupies Sollum on this day in history.  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 in the year 1940.  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   Nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 22   On this day in history world War II: HimarĂ« is captured by the Greek army.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 23   John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  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   1st-class debut of Arthur Morris, who scores 148 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Dec 29   Brigitte Kronauer, writer in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  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   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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