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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 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   In the year 1940 nazis capture General Dutch Persbureau (ANP)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 15   Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (US) on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 16   Nazis forbid non-professional auto workers in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 17   Germany begins the invasion of France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 17   In the year 1940 germany occupies Brussels, Belgium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 18   German troops conquer Brussels in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   On this day in history nazis pierce French lines on 62-mile front.  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 in the year 1940.  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   Gen Guderians tanks reach The Channel (British expeditionary army) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   On this day in history general Guderians tanks reach The Channel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   On this day in history igor Sikorsky unveils his helicopter invention  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   Allied counter attack at Atrecht North-France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   AVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   On this day in history reynaud forms French Government  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 22   Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 22   On this day in history premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 23   Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   In the year 1940 the first great dogfight involving the British Spitfire  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   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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