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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 24 October 2021

May 15   Joseph Limburg, liberal 2nd-Member of parliament (1905-19), dies at 75 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

May 15   In the year 1940 the first successful helicopter flight in US Vought-Sikorsky US-300  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 15   In the year 1940 the first successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   On this day in history nazi's forbid non-professional auto workers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 17   In the year 1940 germany begins the invasion of France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 17   The Belgian government moves to Ostend because of invading German forces in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 18   German troops conquer Brussels on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 19   On this day in history amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   French counter attack at Péronne under General De Gaulle on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1940 hMS WHITLEY, lost between Nieuport and Ostend, Belgium - damaged by German bombers and beached.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 20   Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 20   On this day in history gen Guderians tanks reach The Channel (British expeditionary army)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 20   Igor Sikorsky unveils his helicopter invention in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 21   In the year 1940 aVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   Reynaud forms French Government on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   Bernard Shaw, news correspondant (CBS, CNN) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   Decision to form 8th Division of AIF in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   Dutch Premier De Geer begins working with Nazis in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 22   Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  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 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 in the year 1940.  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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