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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 27 November 2021

Jan 30   Benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   On this day in history hassett's second 122 of the game for Victoria can't stop a New South Wales win  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   40 U boats sunk this month (111,000 ton) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   On this day in history rené "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   Russia begins new offensive against Finland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 02   On this day in history frank Sinatra's singing debut in Indianapolis with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   In the year 1940 gen Winckelman replaces Gen Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   In the year 1940 general Winckelman replaces General Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   Glenn Miller &his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction" in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 07   British railroads nationalized in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 07   In the year 1940 walt Disney's 2nd feature-length movie, "Pinocchio," premieres (New York NY)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 08   Germans set up the Lodz ghetto. 31,721 rooms contain more than 160,000 Jews by May 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 09   Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller hits #1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   On this day in history tom & Jerry created by Hanna & Barbera debut by MGM  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 10   US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 11   On this day in history john Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Feb 13   Bradman scores 209* in 161 minutes for South Aust at the WACA in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 14   In the year 1940 british merchant vessel fleet is armed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   In the year 1940 british search plane finds German Altmark off Norway  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   RCAF's No. 110 Army Cooperation Squadron sails for Britain; first of 48 squadrons to go overseas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Feb 22   Finnish troops vacate Koivisto island on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 23   Russian troops conquer Lasi Island on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   The birth of Peter Fonda, American actor in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  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   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   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 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   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   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   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 on this day in history.  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   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   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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