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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

May 15   On this day in history joseph Limburg, liberal 2nd-Member of parliament (1905-19), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   Nazis capture General Dutch Persbureau (ANP) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   On this day in history nylon stockings go on sale for first time (US)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   On this day in history the first successful helicopter flight in US Vought-Sikorsky US-300  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   On this day in history the first successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   Nazi's forbid non-professional auto workers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   Nazis forbid non-professional auto workers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   On this day in history premier Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   Germany begins the invasion of France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 17   Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   On this day in history germany occupies Brussels, Belgium & begins invasion of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   On this day in history the Belgian government moves to Ostend because of invading German forces  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   On this day in history german troops conquer Brussels  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Nazis pierce French lines on 62-mile front on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history french counter attack at Péronne under General De Gaulle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   HMS WHITLEY, lost between Nieuport and Ostend, Belgium - damaged by German bombers and beached on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   On this day in history concentration camp is established at Auschwitz.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   In the year 1940 gen Guderians tanks reach The Channel (British expeditionary army)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   General Guderians tanks reach The Channel in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   In the year 1940 igor Sikorsky unveils his helicopter invention  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   In the year 1940 allied counter attack at Atrecht North-France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   AVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   In the year 1940 reynaud forms French Government  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   Bernard Shaw, news correspondant (CBS, CNN) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   In the year 1940 decision to form 8th Division of AIF  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   On this day in history dutch Premier De Geer begins working with Nazis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   On this day in history nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   On this day in history 1st great dogfight between Spitfires  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   On this day in history the first great dogfight involving the British Spitfire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   In the year 1940 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 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 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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