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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

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

May 04   21 "not neutral" Nazis &communists arrested in Netherlands in the year 1940.  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 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   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   Winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   In the year 1940 the birth of Peter Benchley, British Author  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 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

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

May 10   French marines stationed on Aruba in the year 1940.  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 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   In the year 1940 french mariners occupy St Maarten  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   German tanks conquer Moerdijkbrug in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   Nazi blitz conquest of France began by crossing Meuse River on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history german breakthrough at Grebbelinie  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 14   Eddy [Charles E] du Platform, writer/poet, dies in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 german troops occupy Amsterdam, General Winkelman surrenders  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   In the year 1940 birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 01   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  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   In the year 1940 tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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