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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 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   Dutch army demobilizes in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   Dutch Queen Wilhelmina speaks on BBC radio in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   German tanks reach Atrecht France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   Hitler affirms General von Rundstedts "Stopbevel" in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   German troops conquer Boulogne in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   On this day in history golden Gate International Expo reopens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 the "Miracle of Dunkirk" evacuation begins in France during World War II  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   In the year 1940 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 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   In the year 1940 arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich Commissioner of Hague Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   On this day in history british forces begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   On this day in history hMS WAKEFUL, sunk off Nieuport, Belgium by 1 torpedo from German E-boat S-30.  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   On this day in history y de Smit-Rog, eldest Dutchman, dies at 104  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   In the year 1940 gen-major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   In the year 1940 general-Major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 02   In the year 1940 heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach  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   Last British/French troop leave Dunkirk on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 03   In the year 1940 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) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   In the year 1940 british complete miracle of Dunkirk by evacuating 300,000 troops  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 04   German forces enter Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born in the year 1940.  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   Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business) was born in the year 1940.  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   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  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 in the year 1940.  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   In the year 1940 death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1940 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 in the year 1940.  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 in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) died in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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