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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 24 October 2021

May 24   In the year 1940 1st night game at NY's Polo Grounds (Giants 8, Braves 1)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   In the year 1940 dutch army demobilizes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   On this day in history dutch Queen Wilhelmina speaks on BBC radio  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   In the year 1940 german tanks reach Atrecht France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 25   On this day in history german troops conquer Boulogne  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   Golden Gate International Expo reopens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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May 26   In the year 1940 the "Miracle of Dunkirk" evacuation begins in France during World War II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   British & French begin evacuation of Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   On this day in history the evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk, France, begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   Belgium surrenders to Germany, King Leopold III gives himself up in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 28   On this day in history holland and Belgium surrender to German forces, during WW2  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 29   On this day in history adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 sec)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   Arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich Commissioner of Hague Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 29   In the year 1940 hMS WAKEFUL, sunk off Nieuport, Belgium by 1 torpedo from German E-boat S-30.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   On this day in history in WWII, Germans capture Ostend & Ypres in Belgium & Lille in France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   Y de Smit-Rog, eldest Dutchman, dies at 104 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 31   On this day in history general-Major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   On this day in history heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 03   On this day in history last British/French troop leave Dunkirk  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 03   Paris suffers heavy bombing from German aircraft on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 04   On this day in history british complete miracle of Dunkirk by evacuating 300,000 troops  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 04   Evacuation of British Army from Dunkirk is completed in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 04   German forces enter Paris in the year 1940.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of s. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1940 birth of dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)  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   Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   In the year 1940 kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  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   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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