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Year 1940

Year 1940 started Seventy-Nine years ago. This leap year started on Monday and ended on Tuesday containing 366 days. Knowing the year starting date and the number of days, we found Five same calendars between 1900 and 2050. These are: 1912 | 1940 | 1968 | 1996 | 2024 | . The analyzed 1940. year had 2 days landing on Friday the 13th. On bottom of this page, you can find calendar for 1940. year.


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Some random events that occurred in year 1940

We found 814 events for year 1940., but here only few are listed. Select month, and there you can see the list without filtering.
1940. May 27 (Category: Events), World War II: In the Le Paradis massacre, 99 soldiers from a Royal Norfolk Regiment unit are shot after surrendering to German troops. Two survive.
1940. October 4 (Category: Births), Alberto Vilar, Cuban-American investor and philanthropist
1940. June 17 (Category: Events), The three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania fall under the occupation of the Soviet Union.
1940. May 1 (Category: Births), Bobbie Ann Mason, American author and critic
1940. August 21 (Category: Deaths), Hermann Obrecht, Swiss jurist (b. 1882)
1940. January 28 (Category: Births), Carlos Slim, Mexican businessman
1940. April 1 (Category: Births), Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 2011)
1940. April 23 (Category: Events), The Rhythm Night Club fire at a dance hall in Natchez, Mississippi, kills 198 people.
1940. May 10 (Category: Events), World War II: Germany invades Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
1940. September 17 (Category: Births), Jan Eliasson, Swedish diplomat, 60th President of the United Nations General Assembly
1940. October 28 (Category: Events), World War II: Greece rejects Italy's ultimatum. Italy invades Greece through Albania, marking Greece's entry into World War II.
1940. May 13 (Category: Events), World War II: Germany's conquest of France begins as the German army crosses the Meuse. Winston Churchill makes his "blood, toil, tears, and sweat" speech to the House of Commons.
1940. July 10 (Category: Births), Tom Farmer, Scottish businessman
1940. March 23 (Category: Events), The Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Pakistan or the then Qarardad-e-Lahore) is put forward at the Annual General Convention of the All India Muslim League.
1940. October 1 (Category: Events), The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.

Calendar for 1940


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  September  
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