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Gregorian calendar 1940
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Hebrew calendar 5700 5701
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 - Kali Yuga 5041 – 5042
Holocene calendar 11940
Iranian calendar 1318 – 1319
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Julian calendar 1985
Korean calendar 4273
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Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

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May 10: Winston Churchill

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References Edit

  1. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. p. 14. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. 
  2. ^ Trossarelli, L. (2010). "the history of nylon" (in English). Club Alpino Italiano, Centro Studi Materiali e Tecniche. Archived from the original on 2012-03-02. http://www.caimateriali.org/index.php?id=32. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  3. ^ Hooton, E.R. (2007). Luftwaffe at War: Blitzkrieg in the West. London: Chervron/Ian Allan. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-85780-272-6. 
  4. ^ http://history1900s.about.com/library/holocaust/blhitler38.htm
  5. ^ Bloch, Michael (1982). The Duke of Windsor's War. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. ISBN 0-297-77947-8. 
  6. ^ Drews, Jürgen (March 2000). "Drug Discovery: a Historical Perspective". Science 287 (5460): 1960–4. DOI:10.1126/science.287.5460.1960. PMID 10720314. 
  7. ^ Robertson, Patrick (1974). The Shell Book of Firsts. London: Ebury Press. p. 124. 
  8. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. p. 58. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. 


This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1940. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1940 at Familypedia

75 people were born in 1940

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Lenice Loraine Abbott (1940-)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
Akihito Amachi (1940-2017)
Margaret Antinori (1940-2002)Albert Antinori (1900-1970)April De Sanctis (1900-1990)
Henry Angus Armstrong (1940)Reginald Armstrong (1897-1968)Phyllis Fenwick (1910-1998)
James Orsen Bakker (1940)Raleigh Bakker (1906-1998)Furnia Lynette Irwin (1906-1998)
Eldy Banda (1940)
Martha Barak (1940-1997)Joseph Barak (1907-1987)Hannah Sandler (1902-1971)
Harry Barron (1940-1999)
John Vincent Belcher (1940)Victor Cecil Belcher (1899-1971)Noelene Catherine Geraghty (1903-1974)
Fausto Bertinotti (1940)Enrico Bertinotti (bef1940)Rosa (bef1940)
Margaret Blank (1940-2000)Adam Blank (1910-1999)Elizabeth Goldenberg (1912-1999)
Michael Albemarle Bowes-Lyon (1940)Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon (1893-1953)Elizabeth Margaret Cator (1899-1959)
Fruzsina Bánffy de Losoncz (1940)József Bánffy de Losoncz (1906-1983)Mária Wesselényi de Hadad (1912-1984)
Teréz Bánffy de Losoncz (1940)Endre Bánffy de Losoncz (1909-1990)Ludovika von Stolberg-Stolberg (1915-c2010)
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29 children were born to the 33 women born in 1940

227 people died in 1940

 FatherMotherAge at death
Frederika Ahrens (c1866-1940)Heinrich Ahrens (c1815-1891)Sophia Fischer (c1826-1886)74
Thomas Goldsborough Alford (1873-1940)Stephen Goldsborough Alford (-c1893)Clarissa Jane Hilliar (-c1883)67
Janet Algie (c1851-1940)William Algie (1813-1868)Janet Carslaw (c1818-1867)89
Caroline Allen (1856-1940)Robert Allen (bef1856)Mary unknown (bef1856)84
Redick Reddin Allred (1848-1940)Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905)Lucy Hoyt (1824-1907)92
John Vaughan Apthorp (1844-1940)Harrison Otis Apthorp (1809-1883)Helen Maria Clark (1818-1891)96
Alfred Thompson Archer (1874-1940)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)66
William George Archer (1869-1940)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)71
Petrus Bakker (1859-1940)Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893)81
Jason Barber (1860-1940)
Frederick Australia Bayliss (1856-1940)John Baylis (1808-1880)Priscilla Tuzo (1815-1901)84
Fleury Beaulieu (1860-1940)
Arien Beers (1853-1940)Simon Beers (1811-1880)Geesje Appelman (1811-1896)
Elizabeth Catherine Bellamy (1865-1940)Zadock Bellamy (1843-1908)Miriam Sarah Moore (1846-1931)75
David Bennett (1870-1940)
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8958 people lived in 1940

 FatherMother
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880)
Thomas Henry Abbott (1870-1954)Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
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Events of the year 1940 at FamilypediaEdit

111 people were married in 1940.

 Joined with
Thomas Boylston Adams (1910-1997)Ramelle Frost Cochrane (1916-2004)
George Underwood Alley (1912-1943)Rita Maud Croker (bef1940-)
Marvin Jeremy Ashton (1915-1994)Norma Wilson Berntson (1917-2007)
Ethel Avison (1909-1980)Murray Douglas Ross (1915-1975)
Lucille Desiree Ball (1911-1989)Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (1917-1986) + Gary Morton (1924-1999)
Frances Bandeira (1919-1975)Aaron Jordan Roberts (1916-1979)
Henriette Ernestine Belinfante (1916-1994)Hermanus Lodewijk Maria Divendal (1914-1992)
Norma Wilson Berntson (1917-2007)Marvin Jeremy Ashton (1915-1994)
Herbert Oswald Berry (1918-1952)Mary Clementine Pratt (1921-2002)
Audrey Melba Blackman (1918-2009)Lindsay Alexander Clements (bef1940)
Dulcie Joan Blackman (1922-2008)Albert Edward Byrnes (1917-1990)
Vivienne Ethel Blundell (1920-1991)Sylvester Charles Goslett (1906-1968)
William Jefferson Blythe (1918-1946)Virginia Adele Gash (1918-1994)+Minnie Faye Gash (1923)+Wanetta Ellen Alexander (1922)+Virginia Dell Cassidy (1923-1994)
Nancy Moira Bowes-Lyon (1918-1959)Lance Amigo Percy Burra-Robinson (1917)+John Michael Matheson Blair (1925-1955)
Geertruida Petronella Breuker (1921-1996)Willem Roelof Vittali (1916-2000)
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There were 0 military battles in 1940.


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