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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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  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

45 people were born in 1940

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Lenice Loraine Abbott (1940-)
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)
John Vincent Belcher (1940)Victor Cecil Belcher (1899-1971)Noelene Catherine Geraghty (1903-1974)
Fausto Bertinotti (1940)Enrico Bertinotti (bef1940)Rosa (bef1940)
Michael Albemarle Bowes-Lyon (1940)Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon (1893-1953)Elizabeth Margaret Cator (1899-1959)
Călina Brătăşanu (c1940)
Quentin LaMar Cook (1940)Joseph Vernon Cook (1913-2003)Cleo Bernice Kimball (1913-2001)
Robert William Cramp (1940-)Clifford James Cramp (1915-1976)Beryl Lorna Wicks (1914-1963)
Zoltán Csapó (1940)
Priscilla Mary Rose Curzon (1940)Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe (1908-1984)Priscilla Crystal Frances Blundell Weigall (1914-1996)
Brian Victor Eames (1940-2010)John Jackson Eames (1897-1960)Sarah Roberts (1897-1985)
Joyce Yvonne Frederick (1940)Walter Henry Frederick Sr. (1902-1985)Theodosia Pearl Jones (1903-1990)
Susan Louise Freeman (1940-2010)Louis Abraham. B. Freedman, (c1895-1960)Molly Eva or Evelyn L Lazareck (1906-1977)
Maria Marquarite Garvey (1940-)
... further results

14 children were born to the 18 women born in 1940

175 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
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
Frederick Australia Bayliss (1856-1940)John Baylis (1808-1880)Priscilla Tuzo (1815-1901)84
Elizabeth Catherine Bellamy (1865-1940)Zadock Bellamy (1843-1908)Miriam Sarah Moore (1846-1931)75
William Henry Bennett (1873-1940)William Henry Bennett (1850-1915)Emily Roberts (1837-1933)67
John Thomas Blackman (1843-1940)Samuel Blackman (1819-1903)Jane Hoskisson (1827-1907)97
Hubert Stanley Blackmore (1894-1940)Hubert Harold Blackmore (1866-1934)Elizabeth Bartlett (1869-1910)
Frank Thomas Blunt (1879-1940)Thomas Blunt (1850-1941)Elizabeth Short (c1852-)61
Anna Boerescu (c1875-c1940)Vasile Boerescu (1830-1883)
... further results

7079 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)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
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)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Frederick Abercrombie (1836-1916)Annie Utting (c1850-)
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)
Daisy Ethel Ackerman (1898-1969)Edwin Carlos Ackerman (1847-1917)Mary Priscilla Jane Freel (1854-1934)
Ronald Cecil Ackerman (1919-1971)Raymond Jacob Ackerman (1888-1959)Daisy May Johnson (1887-1964)
Bertrand Blanchard Acosta (1895-1954)Miguel Acosta (bef1895)Martha Blanche Reilly (bef1895)
Leila Adair (1897-1989)Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937)Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946)
Alexandra Adam (1907-1992)Heinrich Jakob Adam (1874-1941)Magdalena Presser (1882-1965)
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Events of the year 1940 at FamilypediaEdit

89 people were married in 1940.

 Joined with
Thomas Boylston Adams (1910-1997)Ramelle Frost Cochrane (1916-2004)
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)
Henriette Ernestine Belinfante (1916-1994)Hermanus Lodewijk Maria Divendal (1914-1992)
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)
Alice Mary Ethel Brown (1914-2007)Athol Woodward Brown (1914-1999)
Athol Woodward Brown (1914-1999)Alice Mary Ethel Brown (1914-2007)
John Logan Brown (1913-2009)Annie Mills (1913-2004)
Nancy Brodie Brown (1915-1993)Peter Davies (1909-1955)
William Ellis Buckingham (1914-1992)Anastasia Charlotte Koslowski
Albert Edward Byrnes (1917-1990)Dulcie Joan Blackman (1922-2008)
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There were 0 military battles in 1940.


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