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Historical Events In 1940

Sunday, 23 June 2024

Jun 04   RAF's 242 'Canadian' Squadron posted to France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 04   The Allied military evacuation from Dunkirk, France, ends in World War II on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 05   In the year 1940 1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 05   Battle of France begins in WW II in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 05   Synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 05   The Battle of France begins during World War II on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   On this day in history british/French troops evacuate Narvik  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   In the year 1940 james Hall, writer/actor (Millie, Hell's Angels), dies at 39  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   Tom Jones, [Woodward], Pontypridd Wales, singer (What's New Pussycat) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 08   On this day in history discovery of element 93, neptunium, announced  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 08   Frederick Shepherd Converse, US composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 08   On this day in history 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 09   Norway surrenders to the Nazis during World War II in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 10   French government moves to Bordeaux in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 11   On this day in history italy declares war on allies/raids Malta  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 12   HMS CALYPSO, sunk Eastern Mediterranean, south of Crete by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Bagnolini' in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 13   In the year 1940 hMS ODIN, sunk off southern Italy in Gulf of Taranto by torpedo and gunfire of Italian destroyer 'Strale'.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 13   Paris evacuated before the German advance in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 13   Paris evacuates before German advance in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 14   Ben Davidson, LA Calif, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R) in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 14   In the year 1940 german forces occupied Paris during WW II  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 14   German troops enter Paris in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 14   On this day in history the Nazis open the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. Also German troops enter Paris during World War II.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 15   In the year 1940 38 Italians Fiat bombers bomb Luc-and-Province  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 15   In the year 1940 french fortress of Verdun captured by Germans  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 15   Germans occupy Paris, capture Havre, assault Maginot line on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 16   Commuinist govt installed in Lithuania in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1940

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Helmut Jahn, German architect was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1940 birth of gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot) was born in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1940

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865)  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   On this day in history kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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


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