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Historical Events In 1940

Friday, 30 October 2020

Jun 04   RAF's 242 'Canadian' Squadron posted to France in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   In the year 1940 the Allied military evacuation from Dunkirk, France, ends in World War II.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   On this day in history 1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   On this day in history battle of France begins in WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   Synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   On this day in history the Battle of France begins during World War II.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   On this day in history e E Clive, actor (Bulldog Drummond, Night Muss Fall), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   HMS WRESTLER, damaged off Normandy beaches, northern France in English Channel by German mine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   British/French troops evacuate Narvik on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   James Hall, writer/actor (Millie, Hell's Angels), dies at 39 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jun 07   In the year 1940 tom Jones, [Woodward], Pontypridd Wales, singer (What's New Pussycat)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   In the year 1940 72nd Belmont: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 2:29.6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   Discovery of element 93, neptunium, announced on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   In the year 1940 frederick Shepherd Converse, US composer, dies at 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   In the year 1940 hMS GLORIOUS sunk west of Lofoten Islands in Norwegian Sea by 11in gunfire of German battlecruisers 'Scharnhorst' and 'Gneisenau'.1,207 men lost, c40 survivors. Escorting destroyers 'Acasta' and 'Ardent' also sunk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 09   44th US Golf Open: Lawson Little shoots a 287 at Canterbury GC OH on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 09   In the year 1940 norway surrenders to the Nazis during World War II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 10   French government moves to Bordeaux on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 10   Italy declares war on France and Britain while Canada declares war on Italy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 11   Italy declares war on allies/raids Malta on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   HMS CALYPSO, sunk Eastern Mediterranean, south of Crete by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Bagnolini' on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 13   On this day in history hMS ODIN, sunk off southern Italy in Gulf of Taranto by torpedo and gunfire of Italian destroyer 'Strale'.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 13   Paris evacuated before the German advance in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 13   In the year 1940 paris evacuates before German advance  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   Auschwitz concentration camp opens (3 million killed there) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   In the year 1940 ben Davidson, LA Calif, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   German forces occupied Paris during WW II in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   German troops enter Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   The Nazis open the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. Also German troops enter Paris during World War II in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   In the year 1940 the Nazis open the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. Also: German troops enter Paris during World War II.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   On this day in history 38 Italians Fiat bombers bomb Luc-and-Province  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   French fortress of Verdun captured by Germans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   In the year 1940 germans occupy Paris, capture Havre, assault Maginot line.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   Commuinist govt installed in Lithuania on this day in history.  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   Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas) was born on this day in history.  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   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born on this day in history.  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   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  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   On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1940 death of omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   On this day in history emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  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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