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August 1940.

Since August 1940 passed approximately Nine Hundred and Twenty-Four months (923.7). This August started with Thursday (31. week) and ended with Saturday (35. week). This August had 31 days and 4 Sundays. On bottom of the page you can find calendar for August 1940.

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Events occurred in August 1940

We found 70 events occured in August month in 1940.
1940. August 1 (Category: Births), Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire
1940. August 1 (Category: Births), Ram Loevy, Israeli screenwriter and director
1940. August 2 (Category: Births), Beko Ransome-Kuti, Nigerian doctor and activist (d. 2006)
1940. August 2 (Category: Births), Will Tura, Belgian singer-songwriter, musician, and composer
1940. August 3 (Category: Births), James Tyler, American guitarist, composer, and author (d. 2010)
1940. August 3 (Category: Births), Lance Alworth, American football player
1940. August 3 (Category: Births), Martin Sheen, American actor
1940. August 3 (Category: Events), World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland.
1940. August 4 (Category: Births), Larry Knechtel, keyboard and bass player (d. 2009)
1940. August 4 (Category: Births), Timi Yuro, American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
1940. August 5 (Category: Births), Roman Gabriel, American football player
1940. August 5 (Category: Events), World War II: the Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.
1940. August 6 (Category: Births), Louise Sorel, American actress
1940. August 6 (Category: Births), Mukhu Aliyev, Russian politician
1940. August 6 (Category: Events), Estonia was illegally annexed by the Soviet Union.
1940. August 7 (Category: Births), Jean-Luc Dehaene, Belgian politician
1940. August 7 (Category: Events), World War II: Alsace-Lorraine is annexed by the Third Reich.
1940. August 8 (Category: Births), Dennis Tito, American engineer and businessman, founded Wilshire Associates
1940. August 8 (Category: Births), Dilip Sardesai, Indian cricketer (d. 2007)
1940. August 8 (Category: Deaths), Johnny Dodds, American clarinetist and saxophonist (b. 1892)
1940. August 8 (Category: Events), The "Aufbau Ost" directive is signed by Wilhelm Keitel.
1940. August 10 (Category: Births), Bobby Hatfield, American singer-songwriter (The Righteous Brothers) (d. 2003)
1940. August 10 (Category: Births), Sid Waddell, English sportscaster (d. 2012)
1940. August 11 (Category: Births), Lennie Pond, American race car driver
1940. August 12 (Category: Births), Eddie Barlow, South African cricketer (d. 2005)
1940. August 13 (Category: Births), Bill Musselman, American basketball coach (d. 2000)
1940. August 14 (Category: Births), Galen Hall, American football player and coach
1940. August 15 (Category: Births), Gudrun Ensslin, German militant leader, founded Red Army Faction (d. 1977)
1940. August 15 (Category: Events), An Italian submarine torpedoes and sinks the Greek cruiser Elli at Tinos harbor during peacetime, marking the most serious Italian provocation prior to the outbreak of the Greco-Italian War in October.
1940. August 16 (Category: Births), Bruce Beresford, Australian film director
1940. August 16 (Category: Births), John Craven, English journalist
1940. August 17 (Category: Births), Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian director (d. 2006)
1940. August 17 (Category: Deaths), Billy Fiske, American pilot (b. 1911)
1940. August 18 (Category: Births), Adam Makowicz, Polish-Canadian pianist and composer
1940. August 18 (Category: Births), Gil Whitney, American weatherman (d. 1982)
1940. August 18 (Category: Deaths), Walter Chrysler, American businessman, founded Chrysler (b. 1875)
1940. August 19 (Category: Births), Jill St. John, American actress
1940. August 19 (Category: Births), Johnny Nash, American singer-songwriter and actor
1940. August 19 (Category: Events), First flight of the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber.
1940. August 20 (Category: Births), Rex Sellers, Australian cricketer
1940. August 20 (Category: Births), Rubén Hinojosa, American politician
1940. August 20 (Category: Events), British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes the fourth of his famous wartime speeches, containing the line "Never was so much owed by so many to so few".
1940. August 20 (Category: Events), In Mexico City, Mexico exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is fatally wounded with an ice axe by Ramón Mercader. He dies the next day.
1940. August 21 (Category: Births), Endre Szemerédi, Hungarian mathematician
1940. August 21 (Category: Deaths), Ernest Thayer, American poet (b. 1863)
1940. August 21 (Category: Deaths), Hermann Obrecht, Swiss jurist (b. 1882)
1940. August 21 (Category: Deaths), Leon Trotsky, Russian politician and theorist (b. 1879)
1940. August 22 (Category: Births), Bill McCartney, American football player and coach, founded Promise Keepers
1940. August 22 (Category: Births), Valerie Harper, American actress
1940. August 22 (Category: Deaths), Oliver Lodge, English physicist (b. 1851)
1940. August 24 (Category: Births), Francine Lalonde, Canadian politician
1940. August 24 (Category: Deaths), Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, German technician and inventor, invented the Nipkow disk (b. 1860)
1940. August 25 (Category: Births), José van Dam, Belgian opera singer
1940. August 25 (Category: Deaths), Prince Jean, Duke of Guise (b. 1874)
1940. August 26 (Category: Births), Don LaFontaine, American voice actor (d. 2008)
1940. August 26 (Category: Births), Nik Turner, English singer-songwriter and saxophonist (Hawkwind, Inner City Unit, and Space Ritual)
1940. August 26 (Category: Events), Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France's first black colonial governor.
1940. August 27 (Category: Births), Sonny Sharrock, American guitarist (Last Exit) (d. 1994)
1940. August 28 (Category: Births), Ken Jenkins, American actor
1940. August 28 (Category: Births), Roger Pingeon, French cyclist
1940. August 28 (Category: Births), William Cohen, American politician and author, 20th United States Secretary of Defense
1940. August 29 (Category: Births), Gary Gabelich, American race car driver (d. 1984)
1940. August 29 (Category: Births), James Brady, American activist, 15th White House Press Secretary
1940. August 30 (Category: Deaths), J. J. Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1856)
1940. August 30 (Category: Events), The Second Vienna Award re-assigns the territory of Northern Transylvania from Romania to Hungary.
1940. August 31 (Category: Births), Jack Thompson, Australian actor
1940. August 31 (Category: Births), Roger Newman, English-American actor and writer (d. 2010)
1940. August 31 (Category: Births), Wilton Felder, American saxophonist (The Crusaders)
1940. August 31 (Category: Deaths), Georges Gauthier, Canadian archbishop (b. 1871)
1940. August 31 (Category: Events), Pennsylvania Central Airlines Trip 19 crashes near Lovettsville, Virginia. The CAB investigation of the accident is the first investigation to be conducted under the Bureau of Air Commerce act of 1938.


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