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Historical Events In 1940

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Apr 08   On this day in history germany battle cruisers sink British aircraft carrier Glorious  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   In the year 1940 hMS GLOWWORM (Lt Cdr Gerard Roope+, awarded VC), sunk , NW of Trondheim in Norwegian Sea by German 8in-gunned heavy cruiser 'Admiral Hipper'. Detached from screen for British minelaying operations to search for man overboard at time of German invasion of Norway; 40 survivors. 'Hipper' damaged when rammed by 'Glowworm'  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   German cruiser Blucher torpedoed/capsizes in Oslofjord, 1,000 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   In the year 1940 german forces invade Denmark and Norway during World War 2  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   On this day in history germany invades Norway and Denmark during WW II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2639 Planman in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian "national government" in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   Italy annexes Albania on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   2nd battle of Narvik-8 German destroyers, destroyed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   On this day in history cornelious Warmerdam became the first man to pole vault 15 ft  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   On this day in history nY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 14   Allied troops land in Norway in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 15   British troops land at Narvik, Norway on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 15   The birth of Jeffrey Archer, British author on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 16   1st televised baseball game, WGN-TV, (White Sox vs Cubs exhibition) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 18   In the year 1940 florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   In the year 1940 "Lake Shore Ltd" derails speed killing 34 near Little Falls NY  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   On this day in history 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   Electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   In the year 1940 the first $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It", on CBS Radio  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   Rear Adm Joseph Taussig testifies before US Senate Naval Affairs Committee that war with Japan is inevitable (He was right) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 23   Dance hall fires kills 198 (Natchez Miss) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   On this day in history the birth of Al Pacino, American actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 25   In the year 1940 two Canadian battalions held back in Scotland; on the way to join British force bound for Norway.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 26   In the year 1940 carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   In the year 1940 himmler issues directive to establish a concentration camp at Auschwitz.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   On this day in history himmler orders establishment of Auschwitz Concentration Camp  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   Glenn Miller records "Pennsylvania 6-5000" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 29   On this day in history 1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr Malone" on CBS  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   In the year 1940 bkln Dodger Tex Carleton no-hits Cin Reds, 3-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   The 1940 Olympics are cancelled 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 in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  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   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  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   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  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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