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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 19 May 2024

May 04   On this day in history 21 "not neutral" nazis & communists arrested in Netherlands  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   In the year 1940 norwegian govt in exile forms in London  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 09   The RAF begins night bombing raids on targest in Germany in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   British Local Defense Volunteers (Home Guard) forms in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   In the year 1940 dutch torpedo boat Johan van Galen sinks  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   In the year 1940 euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   In the year 1940 french marines stationed on Aruba  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   In the year 1940 french troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 10   In the year 1940 nazi armies invade the Benelux countries of Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British PM in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 11   New York World's Fair reopens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

May 13   German breakthrough at Grebbelinie on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   On this day in history admiral Furstner departs to England  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   German breakthrough at Sedan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   On this day in history lord Beaverbrook appointed British minister of aircraft production  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 15   German armour division moves into Northern France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   On this day in history death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   In the year 1940 emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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