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October 1940.

Since October 1940 passed approximately Nine Hundred and Seventeen months (916.7). 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.


Calendar October 1940.



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