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Historical Events In 1940

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

May 24   1st night game at NY's Polo Grounds (Giants 8, Braves 1) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   In the year 1940 dutch army demobilizes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   Dutch Queen Wilhelmina speaks on BBC radio on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   German tanks reach Atrecht France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   On this day in history hitler affirms General von Rundstedts "Stopbevel"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   On this day in history german troops conquer Boulogne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   In the year 1940 golden Gate International Expo reopens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 26   In the year 1940 1st successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300 designed by Igor Sikorsky  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 26   In the year 1940 hMS CURLEW (AA), sunk in Lavangs Fiord, Ofotfiord near Narvik, northern Norway by German Ju88 bombers.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 26   Operation Dynamo begins evacuating defeated Allied troops from Dunkirk in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 26   The "Miracle of Dunkirk" evacuation begins in France during World War II on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 27   On this day in history british & French begin evacuation of Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 27   The evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk, France, begins in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   On this day in history belgium surrenders to Germany, King Leopold III gives himself up  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   British-French troops capture Narvik Norway only to give it up later in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   Holland and Belgium surrender to German forces, during WW2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   In the year 1940 randle Ayrton, actor (Manx Man), dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   Adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 sec) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   On this day in history arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich Commissioner of Hague Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   British forces begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   HMS WAKEFUL, sunk off Nieuport, Belgium by 1 torpedo from German E-boat S-30 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   In WWII, Germans capture Ostend & Ypres in Belgium & Lille in France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 30   Y de Smit-Rog, eldest Dutchman, dies at 104 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   Gen-major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   General-Major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   On this day in history premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 02   Heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 02   On this day in history willem E Roelofs, painter/cartoonist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 03   In the year 1940 last British/French troop leave Dunkirk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 03   On this day in history paris suffers heavy bombing from German aircraft  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   1st NL night game at Sportsman's Park (Dodgers 10, Cardinals 1) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   British complete miracle of Dunkirk by evacuating 300,000 troops on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   Evacuation of British Army from Dunkirk is completed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   On this day in history german forces enter Paris  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   In the year 1940 birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  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   On this day in history birth of helmut Jahn, German architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   On this day in history erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 in the year 1940.  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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