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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Jan 30   On this day in history benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 30   In the year 1940 hassett's second 122 of the game for Victoria can't stop a New South Wales win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 31   On this day in history 40 U boats sunk this month (111,000 ton)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 31   RenĂ© "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   Russia begins new offensive against Finland in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 02   On this day in history frank Sinatra's singing debut in Indianapolis (Tommy Dorsey Orch)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 02   Frank Sinatra's singing debut in Indianapolis with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   Gen Winckelman replaces Gen Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   General Winckelman replaces General Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   On this day in history glenn Miller &his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Feb 05   On this day in history the birth of H R Giger, Dutch painter.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 07   British railroads nationalized on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 07   Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for Engld v Australia 1894-95), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 07   On this day in history walt Disney's 2nd feature-length movie, "Pinocchio," premieres (New York NY)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 08   Germans set up the Lodz ghetto. 31,721 rooms contain more than 160,000 Jews by May 1 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 08   Lewis & Hamilton's musical "Two for the Show," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 09   On this day in history joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 10   In the year 1940 "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller hits #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 10   In the year 1940 tom & Jerry created by Hanna & Barbera debut by MGM  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 10   In the year 1940 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 10   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   In the year 1940 john Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 12   The Adventures of Superman serial premieres on the Mutual radio network, featuring Bud Collyer in the title role on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 13   On this day in history bradman scores 209 in 161 minutes for South Australia at the WACA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 13   In the year 1940 bradman scores 209* in 161 minutes for South Aust at the WACA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 14   British merchant vessel fleet is armed in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 16   British search plane finds German Altmark off Norway in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 16   RCAF's No. 110 Army Cooperation Squadron sails for Britain; first of 48 squadrons to go overseas in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 17   Bradman scores 135 in a non-Shield match for SA v West Australia in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   Larry Clinton & his Orchestra record "Limehouse Blues" in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 22   In the year 1940 finnish troops vacate Koivisto island  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 22   German air force sinks 2 German destroyers, killing 578 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   Russian troops conquer Lasi Island in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   On this day in history the birth of Peter Fonda, American actor  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   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  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   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  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   On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died in the year 1940.  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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