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1940 Calendar

1940 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829  
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

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1940 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 5, 1940 – FM radio is demonstrated to the Federal Communications Commission for the first time.
  •  February 8, 1940 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 27, 1940 – Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14
  •  May 17, 1940 – World War II: Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium.
  •  May 26, 1940 – World War II: Battle of Dunkirk – In France, Allied forces begin a massive evacuation from Dunkirk, France.
  •  June 14, 1940 – The Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Lithuania resulting in Lithuanian loss of independence.
  •  June 17, 1940 – World War II: the British Army’s 11th Hussars assault and take Fort Capuzzo in Libya, Africa from Italian forces.
  •  July 23, 1940 – The United States’ Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles issues a declaration on the U.S. non-recognition policy of the Soviet annexation and incorporation of three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
  •  August 3, 1940 – World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland.
  •  September 11, 1940 – George Stibitz performs the first remote operation of a computer.

Who Were Born On 1940?

  •  January 10, 1940 – Harry Gant, American racing driver
  •  May 5, 1940 – Lance Henriksen, American actor and painter
  •  May 26, 1940 – Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, French Canadian politician
  •  July 3, 1940 – Jerzy Buzek, Prime Minister of Poland
  •  July 22, 1940 – Alex Trebek, Canadian game show host
  •  August 12, 1940 – Eddie Barlow, South African cricketer (d. 2005)
  •  August 24, 1940 – Francine Lalonde, Quebec politician
  •  September 30, 1940 – Samuel F. Pickering, Jr., American author and professor
  •  October 13, 1940 – Pharoah Sanders, American saxophonist
  •  November 13, 1940 – Saul Kripke, American philosopher and logician