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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

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

May 04   21 "not neutral" Nazis &communists arrested in Netherlands in the year 1940.  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) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 07   Winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 09   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 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   On this day in history french marines stationed on Aruba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   French troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 10   Nazi armies invade the Benelux countries of Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 10   Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British PM in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 12   In the year 1940 french mariners occupy St Maarten  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 12   On this day in history german tanks conquer Moerdijkbrug  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 13   In the year 1940 dutch Queen Wilhelmina flees to England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   In the year 1940 german breakthrough at Grebbelinie  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 14   Admiral Furstner departs to England in the year 1940.  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 in the year 1940.  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   Rotterdam, in Holland, captured by German forces during WW2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   German armour division moves into Northern France on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history 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

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 Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  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   On this day in history death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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