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Historical Events In 1940

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Mar 10   On this day in history louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 12   On this day in history finland surrenders to Russia during WW II, gives Karelische Isthmus  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 12   In the year 1940 finland surrenders to Russia during WWII, giving up Karelische Isthmus  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 13   Finland-Russian cease fire signed, Finland gives up Karelische on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 14   In the year 1940 27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen TX  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 14   27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen, Texas in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 15   Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 15   On this day in history göring says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 15   Goering says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 16   German air raid on British fleet base Scapa Flow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 18   In the Brenner Pass in the Alps, Adolf Hitler, leader of Nazi Germany, and Benito Mussolini, leader of Fascist Italy, meet to discuss Italy’s imminent entrance into World War II in an alliance with Germany on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 18   On this day in history mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France & Britain  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 19   Failed British air raid on German base at Sylt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 19   French government of Daladier, falls on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 19   Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 20   Paul Reynoud becomes French premier on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 23   In the year 1940 1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 23   All-India-Muslim League calls for a Muslim homeland in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 23   First radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 25   In the year 1940 ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 26   Ernest Hemingway & Benjamin Glazer premiere in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 26   In the year 1940 the birth of James Caan, American actor  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 27   Himmler orders building of Auschwitz concentration camp, at Katowice in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   On this day in history construction begins of the exhibition center to host the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 29   On this day in history joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   On this day in history 2nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana U beats Kansas 60-42  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 31   On this day in history karelo-Finnish SSR becomes 12th Soviet republic (until 1956)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   Y Vaisala discovers asteroids #2194 Arpola, #2512 Tavastia and #3099 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   In the year 1940 l Oterma discovers asteroid #2332 Kalm  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   In the year 1940 r Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher", premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   On this day in history r Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 06   Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   On this day in history 1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T Washington)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   In the year 1940 booker T. Washington became the first black to be pictured on a U.S. postage stamp.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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