1940


1940
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1937 1938 193919401941 1942 1943
1940 by topic:
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AustraliaCanada – China – Ecuador – France – Germany – Greece – IndiaIreland – Italy – Japan – Malaya – Mexico – New ZealandNorway – Palestine Mandate – Philippines – Singapore – South Africa– Soviet Union – UK – USA
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Establishments – Disestablishments
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Works – Introductions
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1940 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1940
MCMXL
Ab urbe condita 2693
Armenian calendar 1389
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԹ
Assyrian calendar 6690
Bahá'í calendar 96 – 97
Bengali calendar 1347
Berber calendar 2890
British Regnal year Geo. 6 – 5 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2484
Burmese calendar 1302
Byzantine calendar 7448 – 7449
Chinese calendar 己卯年十一月廿二日
(4576/4636-11-22)
— to —
庚辰年十二月初三日
(4577/4637-12-3)
Coptic calendar 1656 – 1657
Ethiopian calendar 1932 – 1933
Hebrew calendar 5700 – 5701
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 1996 – 1997
 - Shaka Samvat 1862 – 1863
 - Kali Yuga 5041 – 5042
Holocene calendar 11940
Iranian calendar 1318 – 1319
Islamic calendar 1358 – 1359
Japanese calendar Shōwa 15
(昭和15年)
Korean calendar 4273
Minguo calendar ROC 29
民國29年
Thai solar calendar 2483
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Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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  • In Korea, The Hunmin Jeong-eum Haerye (1446) is discovered, explaining the basis of Hangul.
  • Olympic Games, assigned to Tokyo, Japan, and later to Helsinki, Finland, are suspended due to WWII.
  • US historian Arthur Marder publishes The Anatomy of British Sea Power: a history of British naval policy in the pre-Dreadnought era, 1880-1905.

Births

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Deaths

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Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. p. 14. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. 
  2. ^ Hooton, E.R. (2007). Luftwaffe at War: Blitzkrieg in the West. London: Chervron/Ian Allan. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-85780-272-6. 
  3. ^ http://history1900s.about.com/library/holocaust/blhitler38.htm
  4. ^ Drews, Jürgen (March 2000). "Drug Discovery: a Historical Perspective". Science 287 (5460): 1960–4. doi:10.1126/science.287.5460.1960. PMID 10720314. 
  5. ^ Robertson, Patrick (1974). The Shell Book of Firsts. London: Ebury Press. p. 124. 
  6. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. p. 58. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. 

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