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Historical Events In 1940

Friday, 30 October 2020

Mar 10   In the year 1940 louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 12   In the year 1940 finland surrenders to Russia during WW II, gives Karelische Isthmus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Mar 14   27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen TX in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Mar 16   In the year 1940 german air raid on British fleet base Scapa Flow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Mar 18   On this day in history in the Brenner Pass in the Alps, Adolf Hitler, leader of Nazi Germany, and Benito Mussolini, leader of Fascist Italy, meet to discuss Italys imminent entrance into World War II in an alliance with Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 18   Mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France & Britain in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 19   On this day in history french government of Daladier, falls  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 in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 all-India-Muslim League calls for a Muslim homeland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   First radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history construction begins of the exhibition center to host the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 29   In the year 1940 joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title  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   In the year 1940 karelo-Finnish SSR becomes 12th Soviet republic (until 1956)  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   L Oterma discovers asteroid #2332 Kalm on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Apr 06   Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 07   1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T Washington) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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   On this day in history 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   Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   On this day in history death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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