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Historical Events In 1940

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

May 04   On this day in history 21 "not neutral" nazis & communists arrested in Netherlands  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   On this day in history norwegian Government in exile forms in London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 07   In the year 1940 the Lodz ghetto is sealed. 165,000 people in 1.6 square miles.  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   The birth of Peter Benchley, British Author in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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May 10   On this day in history dutch torpedo boat Johan van Galen sinks  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   In the year 1940 euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 10   Massive German invasion of Holland, Belgium and France begins on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 11   66th Preakness: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 1:58.6 in the year 1940.  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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   On this day in history german tanks conquer Moerdijkbrug  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 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   On this day in history dutch Queen Wilhelmina flees to England  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   Admiral Furstner departs to England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   In the year 1940 eddy [Charles E] du Platform, writer/poet, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   German breakthrough at Sedan in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   Lord Beaverbrook appointed British minister of aircraft production in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   On this day in history nazi bombs Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrender to Germany  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 15   On this day in history german armour division moves into Northern France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   German troops occupy Amsterdam, General Winkelman surrenders on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

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Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1940 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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