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Historical Events In 1940

Saturday, 15 August 2020

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

Jun 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 battle of France begins in WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   Synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   In the year 1940 the Battle of France begins during World War II.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   In the year 1940 e E Clive, actor (Bulldog Drummond, Night Muss Fall), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   In the year 1940 hMS WRESTLER, damaged off Normandy beaches, northern France in English Channel by German mine.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   British/French troops evacuate Narvik in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jun 08   In the year 1940 discovery of element 93, neptunium, announced  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   On this day in history frederick Shepherd Converse, US composer, dies at 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 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   On this day in history norway surrenders to the Nazis during World War II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 10   French government moves to Bordeaux in the year 1940.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 11   In the year 1940 italy declares war on allies/raids Malta  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   In the year 1940 hMS CALYPSO, sunk Eastern Mediterranean, south of Crete by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Bagnolini'.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jun 14   On this day in history ben Davidson, LA Calif, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   In the year 1940 german forces occupied Paris during WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

Jun 16   Commuinist govt installed in Lithuania in the year 1940.  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   On this day in history birth of anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973) was born in the year 1940.  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   Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate was born on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1940 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   In the year 1940 emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 25   In the year 1940 death of elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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