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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

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

Mar 12   Finland surrenders to Russia during WW II, gives Karelische Isthmus on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 12   Finland surrenders to Russia during WWII, giving up Karelische Isthmus on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 13   On this day in history finland-Russian cease fire signed, Finland gives up Karelische  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 14   On this day in history 27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen TX  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 14   In the year 1940 27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen, Texas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Mar 15   Goering says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 16   On this day in history german air raid on British fleet base Scapa Flow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 18   Mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France & Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 19   French government of Daladier, falls on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 19   In the year 1940 gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 20   Paul Reynoud becomes French premier on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   All-India-Muslim League calls for a Muslim homeland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   First radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 25   On this day in history ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 26   Ernest Hemingway & Benjamin Glazer premiere in NYC in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 26   In the year 1940 the birth of James Caan, American actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 28   In the year 1940 construction begins of the exhibition center to host the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 29   Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   In the year 1940 2nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana U beats Kansas 60-42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 31   Karelo-Finnish SSR becomes 12th Soviet republic (until 1956) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 03   Y Vaisala discovers asteroids #2194 Arpola, #2512 Tavastia and #3099 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 04   On this day in history l Oterma discovers asteroid #2332 Kalm  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 04   R Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher", premieres in NYC in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 04   R Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher," premieres in NYC in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 06   In the year 1940 andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 07   1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T Washington) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 07   Booker T. Washington became the first black to be pictured on a U.S. postage stamp in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  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   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   In the year 1940 kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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