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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Feb 23   Walt Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio," released in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   Frances Langford records "When You Wish Upon a Star" in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   1st televised (W2XBS, NYC) hockey game (Rangers vs Canadians) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 26   In the year 1940 the US Air Defense Command is created.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Feb 27   On this day in history peter Behrens, German architect, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   In the year 1940 1st televised basketball game (U of Pitts beats Fordham U, 50-37)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   In the year 1940 johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   In the year 1940 mario Andretti, auto racer and Indianapolis 500 Hall of Famer was born  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   Richard Wright's "Native Son" published in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   On this day in history the birth of Mario Andretti, Race-car driver  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   In the year 1940 the first college basketball games are televised, as W2XBS in NY City broadcasts a pair of games from Madison Square Garden.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   On this day in history uS population at 131,669,275 (12,865,518 blacks (9.8%))  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   "Gone with the Wind," wins 8 Oscars in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   45 U boats sunk this month (170,000 ton) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 29   Hattie McDaniel becomes first black woman to win an Oscar on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 29   The birth of Mario Andretti, Italian racing driver on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 01   On this day in history 12th Academy Awards  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Mar 01   Josef Swickard, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 02   On this day in history 1st intercollegiate track meet telecast, MSG, NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 02   Soviet armies conquer Tuppura Island Finland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 03   Artie Shaw records "Frenesi" on RCA Victor label in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 06   In the year 1940 1st US telecast from an airplane, NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   In the year 1940 mont Canadiens lose record tying NHL 15th straight game at home  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   On this day in history the Lodz ghetto is sealed. 165,000 people in 1.6 square miles.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   Winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 10   1st US opera telecast, W2XBS, NYC, I Pagliacci in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  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   On this day in history birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  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   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.  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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1940 tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 20   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  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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