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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

May 04   In the year 1940 21 "not neutral" nazis & communists arrested in Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 04   21 "not neutral" Nazis &communists arrested in Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   In the year 1940 norwegian Government in exile forms in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 06   Pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   In the year 1940 the Lodz ghetto is sealed. 165,000 people in 1.6 square miles.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 07   In the year 1940 winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   The birth of Peter Benchley, British Author on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 10   In the year 1940 british Local Defense Volunteers (Home Guard) forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 10   On this day in history dutch-Indies Governor Van Starkenborch proclaims end to state of siege  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   On this day in history euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   In the year 1940 french marines stationed on Aruba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   On this day in history french troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   Massive German invasion of Holland, Belgium and France begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 10   On this day in history winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British PM  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 11   In the year 1940 66th Preakness: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 1:58.6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 11   New York World's Fair reopens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   French mariners occupy St Maarten in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   German tanks conquer Moerdijkbrug in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   In the year 1940 nazi blitz conquest of France began by crossing Meuse River  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   British bomb factory at Breda on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   On this day in history dutch Queen Wilhelmina flees to England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   German breakthrough at Grebbelinie in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   Admiral Furstner departs to England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   Eddy [Charles E] du Platform, writer/poet, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   On this day in history german breakthrough at Sedan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   Lord Beaverbrook appointed British minister of aircraft production on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   Nazi bombs Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrender to Germany in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   On this day in history rotterdam, in Holland, captured by German forces during WW2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   German armour division moves into Northern France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   In the year 1940 german troops occupy Amsterdam, General Winkelman surrenders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

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

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  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   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1940

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  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 in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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