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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

May 04   21 "not neutral" nazis & communists arrested in Netherlands in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   In the year 1940 21 "not neutral" Nazis &communists arrested in Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   Norwegian Government in exile forms in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   Norwegian govt in exile forms in London in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   Pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   The Lodz ghetto is sealed. 165,000 people in 1.6 square miles on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   On this day in history winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   On this day in history the birth of Peter Benchley, British Author  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 09   On this day in history the RAF begins night bombing raids on targest in Germany  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   British Local Defense Volunteers (Home Guard) forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   Dutch torpedo boat Johan van Galen sinks on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   Dutch-Indies Governor Van Starkenborch proclaims end to state of siege on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   French marines stationed on Aruba on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   French troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   In the year 1940 massive German invasion of Holland, Belgium and France begins.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   Nazi armies invade the Benelux countries of Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British PM on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   On this day in history 66th Preakness: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 1:58.6  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   New York World's Fair reopens in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   French mariners occupy St Maarten on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   In the year 1940 german tanks conquer Moerdijkbrug  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   Nazi blitz conquest of France began by crossing Meuse River in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   In the year 1940 british bomb factory at Breda  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   Dutch Queen Wilhelmina flees to England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   German breakthrough at Grebbelinie in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1940 admiral Furstner departs to England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   On this day in history eddy [Charles E] du Platform, writer/poet, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1940 german breakthrough at Sedan  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1940 lord Beaverbrook appointed British minister of aircraft production  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1940 nazi bombs Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrender to Germany  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   Rotterdam, in Holland, captured by German forces during WW2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   In the year 1940 german armour division moves into Northern France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   German troops occupy Amsterdam, General Winkelman surrenders 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   On this day in history birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  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 on this day in history.  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 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 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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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