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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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

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

Mar 12   On this day in history finland surrenders to Russia during WWII, giving up Karelische Isthmus  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 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, Texas  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 15   Göring says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 18   In the year 1940 mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France & Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 19   In the year 1940 failed British air raid on German base at Sylt  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

Mar 23   On this day in history all-India-Muslim League calls for a Muslim homeland  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 25   Ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 26   The birth of James Caan, American actor in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 27   Himmler orders building of Auschwitz concentration camp, at Katowice on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   Construction begins of the exhibition center to host the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 31   In the year 1940 karelo-Finnish SSR becomes 12th Soviet republic (until 1956)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 03   In the year 1940 y Vaisala discovers asteroids #2194 Arpola, #2512 Tavastia and #3099  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   On this day in history l Oterma discovers asteroid #2332 Kalm  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   R Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   In the year 1940 1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T Washington)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  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   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) died in the year 1940.  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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