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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)

  •  February 7, 1940 – The second full length animated Walt Disney film, Pinocchio, premieres.
  •  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
  •  April 15, 1940 – The Allies begin their attack on the Norwegian town of Narvik which is occupied by Nazi Germany.
  •  May 14, 1940 – World War II: The Battle of the Netherlands ends with the Netherlands surrendering to Germany.
  •  May 20, 1940 – Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz.
  •  June 14, 1940 – The Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Lithuania resulting in Lithuanian loss of independence.
  •  October 28, 1940 – World War II: Greece rejects Italy’s ultimatum. Italy invades Greece through Albania, marking Greece’s entry into World War II.
  •  November 16, 1940 – World War II: in response to the leveling of Coventry, England by Nazi Germany’s Luftwaffe two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.
  •  November 30, 1940 – Lucille Ball marries Desi Arnaz in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Who Were Born On 1940?

  •  January 17, 1940 – Tabaré Vázquez, President of Uruguay
  •  April 18, 1940 – Mike Vickers, British guitarist and saxophonist (Manfred Mann)
  •  June 4, 1940 – Ludwig Schwarz, Austrian bishop
  •  June 22, 1940 – Esther Rantzen, British TV presenter
  •  August 19, 1940 – Johnny Nash, American singer-songwriter
  •  August 20, 1940 – Rubén Hinojosa, American politician
  •  September 3, 1940 – Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist
  •  October 13, 1940 – Pharoah Sanders, American saxophonist
  •  December 4, 1940 – Gerd Achterberg, German football manager
  •  December 28, 1940 – A. K. Antony, Defence Minister of Government of India