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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Feb 23   In the year 1940 walt Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio," released  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   In the year 1940 frances Langford records "When You Wish Upon a Star"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   In the year 1940 1st televised (W2XBS, NYC) hockey game (Rangers vs Canadians)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   On this day in history the US Air Defense Command is created.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   On this day in history uS Air Defense Command forms at Mitchel Field, LI, NY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   Peter Behrens, German architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   1st televised basketball game (U of Pitts beats Fordham U, 50-37) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   Johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   On this day in history mario Andretti, auto racer and Indianapolis 500 Hall of Famer was born  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Feb 28   In the year 1940 richard Wright's "Native Son" published  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   The birth of Mario Andretti, Race-car driver in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   The first college basketball games are televised, as W2XBS in NY City broadcasts a pair of games from Madison Square Garden on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   US population at 131,669,275 (12,865,518 blacks (9.8%)) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   In the year 1940 "Gone with the Wind," wins 8 Oscars  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   In the year 1940 45 U boats sunk this month (170,000 ton)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   On this day in history edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   Gone with the Wind picks up eight Academy Awards, including the Oscar for Best Picture in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   On this day in history gretchen Christopher, British(?) pop singer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   On this day in history hattie McDaniel becomes first black woman to win an Oscar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 29   In the year 1940 the birth of Mario Andretti, Italian racing driver  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   On this day in history 12th Academy Awards  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   On this day in history 12th Academy Awards "Gone with the Wind", Robert Donat &Vivien Leigh win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   In the year 1940 12th Academy Awards: "Gone with the Wind", Robert Donat &Vivien Leigh win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Swickard, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   Richard Wright's novel "Native Son" is published in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 02   1st intercollegiate track meet telecast, MSG, NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 02   In the year 1940 soviet armies conquer Tuppura Island Finland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 03   Artie Shaw records "Frenesi" on RCA Victor label on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 06   On this day in history 1st US telecast from an airplane, NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   Mont Canadiens lose record tying NHL 15th straight game at home on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   The Lodz ghetto is sealed. 165,000 people in 1.6 square miles in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   Winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 10   1st US opera telecast, W2XBS, NYC, I Pagliacci on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  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   On this day in history birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 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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