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October 1940.

Since October 1940 passed approximately Nine Hundred and Twenty-Six months (925.6). This October started with Tuesday (40. week) and ended with Thursday (44. week). This October had 31 days and 4 Sundays. On bottom of the page you can find calendar for October 1940.

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Events occurred in October 1940

We found 82 events occured in October month in 1940.
1940. October 1 (Category: Births), Marc Savoy, American accordionist, created the Cajun accordion
1940. October 1 (Category: Events), The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.
1940. October 2 (Category: Births), Gheorghe Gruia, Romanian handball player
1940. October 2 (Category: Births), Pantelis Voulgaris, Greek director and screenwriter
1940. October 3 (Category: Births), Jean Ratelle, Canadian ice hockey player
1940. October 3 (Category: Births), Sheila Fearn, English actress
1940. October 4 (Category: Births), Alberto Vilar, Cuban-American investor and philanthropist
1940. October 4 (Category: Births), Silvio Marzolini, Argentine footballer
1940. October 4 (Category: Births), Steve Swallow, American bass player and composer
1940. October 4 (Category: Births), Vic Hadfield, Canadian ice hockey player
1940. October 4 (Category: Events), Meeting between Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini at the Brenner Pass.
1940. October 5 (Category: Births), John Byrne Cooke, American author and photographer
1940. October 5 (Category: Births), Milena Dravić, Serbian actress
1940. October 5 (Category: Births), Thom Christopher, American actor
1940. October 5 (Category: Deaths), Ballington Booth, English-American co-founder of the Volunteers of America (b. 1857)
1940. October 5 (Category: Deaths), Lincoln Loy McCandless, American politician (b. 1859)
1940. October 5 (Category: Deaths), Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1889)
1940. October 6 (Category: Births), Ellen Travolta, American actress
1940. October 6 (Category: Births), Jan Keizer, Dutch football referee
1940. October 7 (Category: Births), Bruce Vento, American politician (d. 2000)
1940. October 7 (Category: Events), World War II: the McCollum memo proposes bringing the United States into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.
1940. October 8 (Category: Births), Fred Cash, American singer (The Impressions)
1940. October 9 (Category: Births), Gordon J. Humphrey, American politician
1940. October 9 (Category: Births), Joe Pepitone, American baseball player
1940. October 9 (Category: Births), John Lennon, English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer (The Beatles, The Quarrymen, Plastic Ono Band, and The Dirty Mac) (d. 1980)
1940. October 9 (Category: Deaths), Wilfred Grenfell, English missionary (b. 1865)
1940. October 9 (Category: Events), World War II: Battle of Britain – During a night-time air raid by the German Luftwaffe, St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London, England is hit by a bomb.
1940. October 10 (Category: Births), Pouri Banai, Iranian actress
1940. October 10 (Category: Births), Winston Churchill, English politician (d. 2010)
1940. October 10 (Category: Deaths), Berton Churchill, Canadian actor (b. 1876)
1940. October 11 (Category: Deaths), Lluís Companys, Spanish politician, 123rd President of Catalonia (b. 1882)
1940. October 11 (Category: Deaths), Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)
1940. October 12 (Category: Deaths), Tom Mix, American actor (b. 1880)
1940. October 13 (Category: Births), Pharoah Sanders, American saxophonist
1940. October 14 (Category: Births), Christopher Timothy, Welsh actor, director, and scriptwriter
1940. October 14 (Category: Births), Cliff Richard, English singer and actor
1940. October 14 (Category: Births), Perrie Mans, South African snooker player
1940. October 14 (Category: Events), Balham subway station disaster in London, England, occurs during the Nazi Luftwaffe air raids on Great Britain.
1940. October 15 (Category: Births), Peter C. Doherty, Australian surgeon, Nobel Prize laureate
1940. October 15 (Category: Births), Tommy Bishop, English rugby player
1940. October 15 (Category: Events), The President of Catalonia, Lluís Companys, is executed by the Spanish dictatorship of Francisco Franco, making him the only European president to have been executed.
1940. October 16 (Category: Births), Barry Corbin, American actor
1940. October 16 (Category: Births), Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player (d. 2003)
1940. October 16 (Category: Births), Ivan Della Mea, Italian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and author (d. 2009)
1940. October 16 (Category: Events), Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto is established.
1940. October 17 (Category: Births), Jim Smith, English footballer and manager
1940. October 17 (Category: Births), Peter Stringfellow, English nightclub owner
1940. October 17 (Category: Births), Stephen Kovacevich, American pianist and conductor
1940. October 18 (Category: Births), Cynthia Weil, American songwriter
1940. October 19 (Category: Births), Larry Chance, American singer (Larry Chance and the Earls)
1940. October 19 (Category: Births), Michael Gambon, Irish-English actor
1940. October 19 (Category: Births), Rosny Smarth, Haitian politician, 8th Prime Minister of Haiti
1940. October 20 (Category: Births), Kathy Kirby, English singer (d. 2011)
1940. October 20 (Category: Births), Robert Pinsky, American poet
1940. October 20 (Category: Deaths), Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect, co-designed Skogskyrkogården (b. 1885)
1940. October 21 (Category: Births), Frances FitzGerald, American journalist and author
1940. October 21 (Category: Births), Geoff Boycott, English cricketer
1940. October 21 (Category: Births), Manfred Mann, South African-English keyboard player (Manfred Mann, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, and Manfred Mann Chapter Three)
1940. October 21 (Category: Births), Marita Petersen, Faroese politician, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 2001)
1940. October 21 (Category: Deaths), William G. Conley, American politician, 18th Governor of West Virginia (b. 1866)
1940. October 23 (Category: Births), Ellie Greenwich, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Raindrops) (d. 2009)
1940. October 23 (Category: Births), Jane Holzer, American model, actress, producer, and art collector
1940. October 23 (Category: Births), Pelé, Brazilian footballer
1940. October 24 (Category: Births), Martin Campbell, New Zealand director
1940. October 24 (Category: Births), Rafał Piszcz, Polish canoe racer (d. 2012)
1940. October 25 (Category: Births), Bob Knight, American basketball player and coach
1940. October 25 (Category: Events), Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. is named the first African American general in the United States Army.
1940. October 26 (Category: Births), Eddie Henderson, American trumpet and flugelhorn player
1940. October 26 (Category: Births), John Horgan, Irish academic and politician
1940. October 26 (Category: Events), The P-51 Mustang makes its maiden flight.
1940. October 27 (Category: Births), John Gotti, American mobster (d. 2002)
1940. October 27 (Category: Births), Maxine Hong Kingston, American author
1940. October 28 (Category: Births), Susan Harris, American scriptwriter and producer
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. October 29 (Category: Births), Connie Mack III, American politician
1940. October 29 (Category: Births), David Brigati, American singer (Joey Dee and the Starliters and The Rascals)
1940. October 29 (Category: Births), Frida Boccara, French singer (d. 1996)
1940. October 29 (Category: Births), Galen Weston, Canadian businessman and philanthropist
1940. October 29 (Category: Births), José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Mexican archbishop
1940. October 29 (Category: Deaths), Phan Boi Chau, Vietnamese activist (b. 1867)
1940. October 30 (Category: Births), Ed Lauter, American actor
1940. October 31 (Category: Events), World War II: The Battle of Britain ends – the United Kingdom prevents a possible German invasion.


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