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Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... 20XX redirects here. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // The 1910s represent the culmination of European militarism which had its beginnings during the second half of the 19th Century. ... The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known as the World Depression. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1939 in architecture, other events of 1940, 1941 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1939 in art, other events of 1940, 1941 in art, list of years in art, List_of_art_events. ... The year 1940 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1939 in literature, other events of 1940, 1941 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1939 in music, other events of 1940, 1941 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January - Frank Sinatra joins the Tommy Dorsey orchestra July 20 - Billboard magazine publishes its first Music Popularity Chart May 27 - Quartetto Egie make their debut performance November 23 - Dmitri Shostakovich... See also: The 1930s in country music, 1940 in music, other events of 1940, 1941 in country music, 1940s in music and the List of years in Country Music // Events Top hits of the year Goodbye Little Darlin Goodbye - Gene Autry New San Antonio Rose — Bob Wills and the Texas... 1940 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Publications Finds 12 September: Lascaux caves Awards Miscellaneous Births Deaths Wilhelm Dörpfeld, archaeologist of Troy See also List of years in archaeology 1939 in archaeology 1941 in archaeology Categories: 1940 | Years in archaeology ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1940: Events March March 16 - Britain suffers its first civilian air-raid casualties of the war after a raid by KG 26 on Scapa Flow March 25 - the US government grants permission to the countrys aircraft manufacturers to sell advanced... This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1940. ... See also: Other events of 1940 List of years in science . ... See also 1939 in Wales, other events of 1940, 1941 in Wales and the list of years in Wales. ... 1939 state leaders - Events of 1940 - 1941 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1940 List of international organization leaders in 1940 // Africa Egypt - Farouk I, King of Egypt (1936-1952) Liberia - Edwin Barclay, President of Liberia (1930-1944) South Africa - Monarch - George VI... 1938 sovereign states - Events of 1939 - 1940 sovereign states - Sovereign states by year // Afghanistan Albania Andorra Argentina Australia Belgium Bolivia Brazil Bulgaria Canada Chile Republic of China Communist China Guangxi Clique Shanxi Xibei San Ma Yunnan Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Czechoslovakia Denmark Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Estonia Finland French... // Catholic Roman Catholic Church - Pope Pius XII (1939-1958) Catholic not in communion with Rome Polish National Catholic Church - First Prime Bishop Franciszek Hodur: Founder presided as Prime Bishop from (1924-1946) Protestant and offshoots Church of England - Archbishop of Canterbury Cosmo Lang(1928-1942) The Salvation Army - General George... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is a calendar for a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF). ... The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ...


Contents  (full)
1 Events of 1940
Jan. . Feb. . March . April
May . June . July  .  Aug.
Sept. . Oct. . Nov. .  Dec.
Undated . Ongoing
2 Births
3 Deaths
4 Nobel prizes -  Ship events
5 See also -  Notes -  External links

Events of 1940

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

Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...

January

is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Deutsche Luftwaffe or   (German: air force, literally Air Weapon, pronounced lufft-va-fa, IPA: ) is the commonly used term for the German air force. ... Hermann Göring Hermann Wilhelm Göring (also spelled Hermann Goering in English) (January 12, 1893–October 15, 1946) was a prominent and early member of the Nazi party, founder of the Gestapo, and one of the main architects of Nazi Germany. ... is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Combatants Finland Soviet Union Commanders Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim Kliment Voroshilov, later Semyon Timoshenko Strength 250,000 men 30 tanks 130 aircraft[1][2] 1,000,000 men 6,541 tanks [3] 3,800 aircraft[4][5] Casualties 26,662 dead 39,886 wounded 1,000 captured[6] 126,875... Marshal of the Soviet Union Semyon Timoshenko Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko (Russian: Семён Константинович Тимошенко) (February 6 O.S (February 18 N.S.), 1895-March 31... is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Combatants Finland Soviet Union Commanders Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim Kliment Voroshilov, later Semyon Timoshenko Strength 250,000 men 30 tanks 130 aircraft[1][2] 1,000,000 men 6,541 tanks [3] 3,800 aircraft[4][5] Casualties 26,662 dead 39,886 wounded 1,000 captured[6] 126,875... Combatants Finland Soviet Union Commanders Colonel Hjalmar Siilasvuo General Dashitsev Strength Three regiments and separate battalions, 11,000 men Two divisions, one tank brigade (cca 45,000-50,000 men) Casualties 900 killed, 1770 wounded 27,500 killed and missing 85 tanks 537 trucks 1,620 horses 138 guns 6... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

February

Image File history File links Pinocchio_hug. ... Image File history File links Pinocchio_hug. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Pinocchio is the second animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Combatants Finland Soviet Union Commanders Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim Kliment Voroshilov, later Semyon Timoshenko Strength 250,000 men 30 tanks 130 aircraft[1][2] 1,000,000 men 6,541 tanks [3] 3,800 aircraft[4][5] Casualties 26,662 dead 39,886 wounded 1,000 captured[6] 126,875... The Karelian Isthmus is the narrow stretch of land between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... RKO could stand for: RKO Pictures The R.K.O. - finishing manoever (and initials) of WWE professional wrestler Randy Orton. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Animation refers to the process in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model (see claymation and stop motion), and then photographing the result. ... Pinocchio is the second animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... HMS Cossack (L-03/F-03/G-03) was a Tribal-class destroyer which became famous for the boarding of the German supply ship Altmark in Norwegian waters, and the associated rescue of sailors originally captured by the Admiral Graf Spee. ... The Altmark was a German tanker / unarmed supply vessel, best known for her support of the Admiral Graf Spee and later involvement in the Altmark Incident. ... Jøssingfjord is a fjord located within the municipality of Sokndal. ...

March

is the 61st day of the year (62nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elmer J. Fudd is a fictional cartoon character and one of the most famous Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies characters. ... Elmers Candid Camera is a 1940 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Chuck Jones, and first released on March 2, 1940 by Warner Bros. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Communism is an ideology that seeks to establish a classless, stateless social organization based on common ownership of the means of production. ... This article is about the day. ... Iosif (usually anglicized as Joseph) Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин), original name Ioseb Jughashvili (Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვი&#4314... Molotov can refer to: Vyacheslav Molotov - a Soviet politician and diplomat under Stalin The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, signed by Molotov, also known as the Nazi-Soviet Pact The Molotov Line, a line of fortifications built by the Soviet Union in World War II following the Nazi-Soviet Pact Molotov cocktail... Lazar Kaganovich Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich (Russian: ) (November 22, 1893–July 25, 1991) was a Soviet politician and administrator and a close associate of Joseph Stalin. ... Mikhail Kalinin A 1919 image showing Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin, and Mikhail Kalinin (right) Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin (Russian: ) (November 19 [O.S. November 7] 1875 – June 3, 1946) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet politician. ...   (Russian: ), popularly known as Klim Voroshilov (Russian: ) (February 4 [O.S. January 23] 1881 – December 2, 1969) was a Soviet military commander and politician. ... Lavrenty Beria Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria (Georgian: ლავრენტი ბერია; Russian: Лаврентий Павлович Берия; (29 March 1899 – 23 December 1953), was a Soviet politician and chief of the Soviet security and police apparatus. ... Katyn and KatyÅ„ redirect here. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... Combatants Finland Soviet Union Commanders Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim Kliment Voroshilov, later Semyon Timoshenko Strength 250,000 men 30 tanks 130 aircraft[1][2] 1,000,000 men 6,541 tanks [3] 3,800 aircraft[4][5] Casualties 26,662 dead 39,886 wounded 1,000 captured[6] 126,875... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hitler redirects here. ... “Mussolini” redirects here. ... The Brenner Pass (Italian Passo del Brennero) is a mountain pass that creates a link through the Tyrolean Alps along the current border between the nations of Austria and Italy, one of the principal passes of the Alps. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 80th day of the year (81st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... French politician Édouard Daladier Édouard Daladier (June 18, 1884 - October 10, 1970) was a French politician, and Prime Minister of France at the start of the Second World War. ... Paul Reynaud (October 15, 1878 - September 21, 1966) was a French politician and lawyer prominent in the interwar period, noted for his stances on economic liberalism and militant opposition to Germany. ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pakistan Resolution was passed by the All India Muslim League on March 24, 1940 in Lahore. ... Muhammed Ali Jinnah, the Great Leader of the Muslim League The All India Muslim League was a political party in British India was the driving force behind the creation of a Muslim state on the Indian subcontinent. ... A Muslim is a believer in or follower of Islam. ... Iqbal Park is a park in Lahore, Pakistan, which was built solely for one purpose - provide a setting for the display of the minar-e-Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the province of Punjab, and is the second largest city in Pakistan. ...

April

is the 95th day of the year (96th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the British prime minister. ... Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945, standard German pronunciation in the IPA) was the Führer (leader) of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party) and of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author and leader of the African American community. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... A selection of Hong Kong postage stamps A postage stamp is evidence of pre-paying a fee for postal services. ... is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Operation Weserübung was the German codename for Nazi Germanys assault on Denmark and Norway during World War II and the opening operation of the Norwegian Campaign. ... The Allied campaign in Norway took place from April 1940 until early June 1940. ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... Battle of the Atlantic can refer to either of two naval campaigns, depending on context: World War I - First Battle of the Atlantic World War II - Second Battle of the Atlantic A Third Battle of the Atlantic was envisioned to be be part of any Third World War that arose... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 113th day of the year (114th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Melrose, an antebellum home in Natchez, Mississippi. ...

May

is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Combatants  France  United Kingdom  Canada  Czechoslovakia  Poland  Belgium  Netherlands  Luxembourg Germany Italy Commanders Maurice Gamelin, Maxime Weygand (French) Lord Gort (British Expeditionary Force) Leopold III (Belgian) H.G. Winkelman (Dutch) Gerd von Rundstedt (Army Group A) Fedor von Bock (Army Group B) Wilhelm von Leeb (Army Group C) H.R... It has been suggested that Regents: Low Countries be merged into this article or section. ... The Invasion of Iceland, codenamed Operation Fork, was a British military operation conducted by the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines during World War II. The invasion began with British troops disembarking in Reykjavík, capital of neutral Iceland in the early morning of May 10, 1940. ... This article is about the British prime minister. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is, in practice, the political leader of the United Kingdom. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... Type Lower House Speaker of the House of Commons Leader of the House of Commons Michael Martin, (Non-affiliated) since October 23, 2000 Harriet Harman, QC, (Labour) since June 28, 2007 Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Theresa May, PC, (Conservative) since December 6, 2005 Members 646 Political groups... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Maginot Line (IPA: [maÊ’inoː], named after French minister of defence André Maginot) was a line of concrete fortifications, tank obstacles, machine gun posts and other defences which France constructed along its borders with Germany and with Italy, in the light of experience from World War I, and... A notchback full-size luxury sedan. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Queen Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Orange-Nassau (August 31, 1880 - November 28, 1962) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948 and Queen Mother (with the title of Princess) from 1948 to 1962. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Nickname: Motto: Sterker door strijd (Stronger through Struggle) Location of Rotterdam Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Government  - Mayor Ivo Opstelten  - Aldermen Jeannette Baljeu Hamit Karakus Orhan Kaya Lucas Bolsius Jantine Kriens Dominic Schrijer Roelf de Boer Leonard Geluk Area [1]  - City 319 km²  (123. ... The Deutsche Luftwaffe or   (German: air force, literally Air Weapon, pronounced lufft-va-fa, IPA: ) is the commonly used term for the German air force. ... A Home Guard is a part-time civilian reserve military force similar to a militia. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Royal Netherlands Army (Koninklijke Landmacht) is the land forces element of the military of the Netherlands. ... McDonalds Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is the worlds largest chain of fast-food restaurants, primarily selling hamburgers, chicken, french fries, milkshakes and soft drinks. ... Richard Dick J. McDonald (February 16, 1909 – July 14, 1998) and Maurice Mac McDonald (November 26, 1902 – December 11, 1971) were two early American fast food pioneers, originally from Manchester, New Hampshire, who established the first McDonalds restaurant in 1940. ... For other uses, see Restaurant (disambiguation). ... San Bernardino is the county seat of San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... A barbecue in a public park in Australia A barbecue on a trailer at a block party in Kansas City Pans on the top shelf hold hamburgers and hot dogs that were grilled earlier when the coals were hot. ... This article is about the food item. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... FDR redirects here. ... Type Bicameral Houses Senate House of Representatives President of the Senate President pro tempore Dick Cheney, (R) since January 20, 2001 Robert C. Byrd, (D) since January 4, 2007 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Members 535 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political... is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other places with the same name, see Brussels (disambiguation). ... The esplanade with the Thermae Palace, the former Royal Residence and the casino For other uses, see Ostend (disambiguation). ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... World War II and Vichy France After the fall of France during World War II, in the spring of 1940, the Chamber of Deputies appointed Pétain as Prime Minister of France and granted him extraordinary powers. ... is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... General Maxime Weygand Maxime Weygand (January 21, 1867 - January 28, 1965) was a French military commander in both World War I and World War II. // Weygand was born in Brussels. ... Maurice Gamelin Maurice Gustave Gamelin (September 20, 1872 - April 18, 1958) was a French general. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel ( ) (15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944) was one of the most famous German field marshals of World War II. He was the commander of the Deutsches Afrika Korps and also became known by the nickname “The Desert Fox” (Wüstenfuchs,  ) for the skillful military campaigns he... Satellite view of the English Channel The English Channel (French: , the sleeve) is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic. ... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Type Bicameral Houses House of Commons House of Lords Speaker of the House of Commons The Right Honourable Michael Martin MP Lord Speaker Hélène Hayman, Baroness Hayman, PC Members 1377 (646 Commons, 731 Peers) Political groups (as of May 5, 2005 elections) Labour Party Conservative Party Liberal Democrats... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... French troops rescued by a British merchant ship at Dunkirk British evacuation on Dunkirk beach The Dunkirk evacuation, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk and codenamed Operation Dynamo by the British, was the large evacuation of Allied soldiers from May 26 to June 4, 1940, during the Battle of... The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British army sent to France and Belgium in World War I and British Forces in Europe from 1939–1940 during World War II. The BEF was established by Secretary of State for War Richard Haldane following the Second Boer War in case the... May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Flag of Belgium The Land Component, formerly the Belgian Army, is the land-based armed force of the Belgian Armed Forces. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... Type Lower House Speaker of the House of Commons Leader of the House of Commons Michael Martin, (Non-affiliated) since October 23, 2000 Harriet Harman, QC, (Labour) since June 28, 2007 Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Theresa May, PC, (Conservative) since December 6, 2005 Members 646 Political groups...

June

is the 154th day of the year (155th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ... Franz Rademacher Franz Rademacher (1906-1973) was an official in the Nazi government of the Third Reich during World War II, known for initiating action on the Madagascar Plan. ... The Madagascar Plan was a policy of the Third Reich government of Nazi Germany to forcibly relocate the entire Jewish population of Europe to the French island colony of Madagascar, off the coast of Africa. ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... French troops rescued by a British merchant ship at Dunkirk British evacuation on Dunkirk beach The Dunkirk evacuation, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk and codenamed Operation Dynamo by the British, was the large evacuation of Allied soldiers from May 26 to June 4, 1940, during the Battle of... Location within France For the battleship, see Dunkerque Dunkirk (French: Dunkerque; Dutch: Duinkerke; German: Dünkirchen) is a harbour city and a commune in the northernmost part of France, in the département of Nord, 10 km from the Belgian border. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... Type Lower House Speaker of the House of Commons Leader of the House of Commons Michael Martin, (Non-affiliated) since October 23, 2000 Harriet Harman, QC, (Labour) since June 28, 2007 Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Theresa May, PC, (Conservative) since December 6, 2005 Members 646 Political groups... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The British Commandos were first formed by the Army in June 1940 during World War II as a well-armed but non-regimental raider force employing unconventional and irregular tactics to assault, disrupt and reconnoitre the enemy in mainland Europe and Scandinavia. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... FDR redirects here. ... The University of Virginia (also called U.Va. ... Tours is a city in France, the préfecture (capital city) of the Indre-et-Loire département, on the lower reaches of the river Loire, between Orléans and the Atlantic coast. ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Note: This article is about the military usage of the word marshal. For other usages, see the end of this article. ... Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel ( ) (15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944) was one of the most famous German field marshals of World War II. He was the commander of the Deutsches Afrika Korps and also became known by the nickname “The Desert Fox” (Wüstenfuchs,  ) for the skillful military campaigns he... Saint-Valery-en-Caux is a seaside town and commune of the Seine Maritime département, Haute-Normandie région, Normandy, France, located 30 km west of Dieppe and 30 km east of Fécamp. ... is the 164th day of the year (165th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article is about the capital of France. ... In war, in the event of the imminent capture of a city, the government/military structure of the country that owns the city will sometimes declare it an open city, thus announcing that they have abandoned all defensive efforts. ... is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... USN redirects here. ... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ... Tarnów is a city in south-eastern Poland with 121,500 inhabitants (1995). ... Auschwitz (Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was the largest of the Nazi German concentration camps. ... is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Verdun (German: Wirten, official name before 1970 Verdun-sur-Meuse) is a city and commune in the Lorraine région, northeast France, in the Meuse département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... World War II and Vichy France After the fall of France during World War II, in the spring of 1940, the Chamber of Deputies appointed Pétain as Prime Minister of France and granted him extraordinary powers. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... Baltic states and the Baltic Sea The Baltic states or the Baltic countries is a term which refers to three countries in Northern Europe: Estonia Latvia Lithuania Prior to World War II, Finland was sometimes considered a fourth Baltic state. ... During World War II, Operation Ariel was the escape of French and British forces from northern France after the collapse of that country. ... Look up ally in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... The Deutsche Luftwaffe or   (German: air force, literally Air Weapon, pronounced lufft-va-fa, IPA: ) is the commonly used term for the German air force. ... The Junkers Ju 88 was a WW2 Luftwaffe twin-engine multi-role aircraft. ... The RMS Lancastria was a Cunard liner sunk on June 17, 1940 during World War II with the loss of, possibly, 4,000 lives. ... Saint-Nazaire is also a commune of the Gard département of France. ... is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... Type Lower House Speaker of the House of Commons Leader of the House of Commons Michael Martin, (Non-affiliated) since October 23, 2000 Harriet Harman, QC, (Labour) since June 28, 2007 Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Theresa May, PC, (Conservative) since December 6, 2005 Members 646 Political groups... Combatants  France  United Kingdom  Canada  Czechoslovakia  Poland  Belgium  Netherlands  Luxembourg Germany Italy Commanders Maurice Gamelin, Maxime Weygand (French) Lord Gort (British Expeditionary Force) Leopold III (Belgian) H.G. Winkelman (Dutch) Gerd von Rundstedt (Army Group A) Fedor von Bock (Army Group B) Wilhelm von Leeb (Army Group C) H.R... Combatants United Kingdom Including combatants from:[1] Poland New Zealand Canada Czechoslovakia Belgium Australia South Africa France Ireland United States Jamaica Palestine Rhodesia Germany Including combatants from Italy Commanders Hugh Dowding Hermann Göring Strength 754 single-seat fighters 149 two-seat fighters 560 bombers 500 coastal 1,963 total... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... National Socialism redirects here. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Motto Travail, famille, patrie French: Unoccupied zone of Vichy France (until November 1942) Capital Vichy Capital-in-exile Sigmaringen (1944-1945) Language(s) French Religion Roman Catholic Government Dictatorship Chief of state  - 1940 — 1944 Philippe Pétain President of the Council  - 1940 — 1942 Philippe Pétain  - 1942 — 1944 Pierre Laval... Compi gne is a commune in the Oise d partement of France, of which it is a sous-pr fecture. ... Ferdinand Foch OM GCB (October 2, 1851 – March 20, 1929) was a French soldier, military theorist, and writer credited with possessing the most original and subtle mind in the French Army in the early 20th century. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Hitler redirects here. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... Wendell L. Willkie Wendell Lewis Willkie (February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was a lawyer in the United States and the Republican nominee for the 1940 presidential election. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Motto Travail, famille, patrie French: Unoccupied zone of Vichy France (until November 1942) Capital Vichy Capital-in-exile Sigmaringen (1944-1945) Language(s) French Religion Roman Catholic Government Dictatorship Chief of state  - 1940 — 1944 Philippe Pétain President of the Council  - 1940 — 1942 Philippe Pétain  - 1942 — 1944 Pierre Laval... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Portrait of General Charles de Gaulle. ... The Free French Forces (Forces Françaises Libres in French) were French fighters who decided to go on fighting against Germany after the Fall of France and German occupation and to fight against Vichy France in World War II. General Charles de Gaulle was a member of the French Cabinet... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... As part of the Atlantic Wall, between 1940 and 1945 the occupying German forces and the Organisation Todt constructed fortifications round the coasts of the Channel Islands such as this observation tower at Les Landes, Jersey The Occupation of the Channel Islands refers to the Military occupation of the Channel...

July

On July 27 Bugs Bunny was introduced to the public

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... View of Oran Oran (Arabic: , pronounced Wahran) is a city in northwestern Algeria, situated on the Mediterranean coast. ... Motto Travail, famille, patrie French: Unoccupied zone of Vichy France (until November 1942) Capital Vichy Capital-in-exile Sigmaringen (1944-1945) Language(s) French Religion Roman Catholic Government Dictatorship Chief of state  - 1940 — 1944 Philippe Pétain President of the Council  - 1940 — 1942 Philippe Pétain  - 1942 — 1944 Pierre Laval... is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Starkey Jr, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the drummer of The Beatles. ... This article is about the city in England. ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Motto Travail, famille, patrie French: Unoccupied zone of Vichy France (until November 1942) Capital Vichy Capital-in-exile Sigmaringen (1944-1945) Language(s) French Religion Roman Catholic Government Dictatorship Chief of state  - 1940 — 1944 Philippe Pétain President of the Council  - 1940 — 1942 Philippe Pétain  - 1942 — 1944 Pierre Laval... The Vichy 80 refers to a minority group of French elected officials who, on July 10, 1940, voted against the constitutional change that dissolved the Third Republic and established the Nazi puppet state of Vichy France. ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... FDR redirects here. ... is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Hitler redirects here. ... The Reichstag (German for Imperial Diet) was the parliament of the Holy Roman Empire, the North German Confederation, and of Germany until 1945. ... Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, known as Lord Irwin from 1926 until 1934, (1881-1959) was a British Conservative politician. ... is the 203rd day of the year (204th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... State motto: Kõigi maade proletaarlased, ühinege (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Official language Estonian, Russian (de facto) Capital Tallinn Chairman of the Supreme Council Arnold Rüütel (at the time of regaining independence) Established In the USSR:  - Since  - Until July 21, 1940 August 6, 1940 August 20, 1991... State motto: Visu zemju proletārieÅ¡i, savienojieties! Official language Latvian, Russian (de facto). ... State motto: Lithuanian: Visų Å¡alių proletarai, vienykitÄ—s! Translation: Workers of the world, unite! Capital Vilnius Official language None. ... is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A Wild Hare (rereleased as The Wild Hare) is a Warner Brothers Merrie Melodies animated short film. ... Bugs Bunny is an Academy Award-winning animated rabbit who appears in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of animated films produced by Warner Bros. ...

August

is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... State motto: Lithuanian: Visų Å¡alių proletarai, vienykitÄ—s! Translation: Workers of the world, unite! Capital Vilnius Official language None. ... State motto: Visu zemju proletārieÅ¡i, savienojieties! Official language Latvian, Russian (de facto). ... is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... State motto: Kõigi maade proletaarlased, ühinege (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Official language Estonian, Russian (de facto) Capital Tallinn Chairman of the Supreme Council Arnold Rüütel (at the time of regaining independence) Established In the USSR:  - Since  - Until July 21, 1940 August 6, 1940 August 20, 1991... is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Joseph Black Jack Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was an officer in the United States Army. ... Charles Augustus Lindbergh (4 February 1902 – 26 August 1974), known as Lucky Lindy and The Lone Eagle, was an American pilot famous for the first solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic, from Roosevelt Field, Long Island to Paris in 1927 in the Spirit of St. ... Isolationism is a diplomatic policy whereby a nation seeks to avoid alliances with other nations. ... Soldier Field is located on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois, and is currently home to the NFLs Chicago Bears. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... Type Lower House Speaker of the House of Commons Leader of the House of Commons Michael Martin, (Non-affiliated) since October 23, 2000 Harriet Harman, QC, (Labour) since June 28, 2007 Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Theresa May, PC, (Conservative) since December 6, 2005 Members 646 Political groups... “RAF” redirects here. ... Leon Trotsky (Russian:  , Lev Davidovich Trotsky, also transliterated Leo, Lyev, Trotskii, Trotski, Trotskij, Trockij and Trotzky) (November 7 [O.S. October 26] 1879 – August 21, 1940), born Lev Davidovich Bronstein (), was an Ukrainian-born Bolshevik revolutionary and Marxist theorist. ... Jaume Ramon Mercader del Rio Hernández (February 7, 1914 – October 18, 1978) was a Catalan Communist who served as a foreign agent of the NKVD during Joseph Stalins time as ruler of the Soviet Union. ... Ice axe 1 â€“ pick 2 â€“ head 3 â€“ adze 4 â€“ leash 5 â€“ leash stop 6 â€“ shaft with rubber grip 7 â€“ spike An ice axe is a multi-purpose mountaineering tool carried by practically every mountaineer. ... is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

September

London in flames during heavy German bombing raids.

Image File history File links Photo of St. ... Image File history File links Photo of St. ... The 45th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War II. // Activated: In 1924 as a National Guard Division in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Largest metro area Denver-Aurora Metro Area Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,898 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Fort Sill is a United States Army post near Lawton, Oklahoma, about 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see Atlantic (disambiguation) The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of its surface. ... The Caribbean or the West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Treaty of Craiova was signed on September 7, 1940 between Romania and Bulgaria. ... Southern Dobruja (Южна Добруджа (Yuzhna Dobrudzha) in Bulgarian, Dobrogea de sud or Cadrilater in Romanian) is an area of north-eastern Bulgaria comprising the administrative districts named for its two principal cities of Dobrich and Silistra. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Blitz. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The city heart of Rotterdam after being terror bombed by Germany in 1940, the ruin of the (now restored) Laurens Kerk is the only building that reminds people of Rotterdams medieval architecture. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Painting of bison attacking a man, from the cave at Lascaux, c. ... Cave or Rock Paintings are paintings on cave or rock walls and ceilings, usually dating to prehistoric times. ... Stone Age fishing hook. ... Succasunna-Kenvil is a census-designated place located in Morris County, New Jersey. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Selective Service Training Act. ... FDR redirects here. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For delayed access after publication, see Embargo (academic publishing). ... is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Tripartite Pact, also called the Three-Power Pact, Axis Pact, Three-way Pact or Tripartite Treaty was a pact signed in Berlin, Germany on September 27, 1940 by Saburo Kurusu of Imperial Japan, Adolf Hitler of Nazi Germany, and Benito Mussolini of Fascist Italy entering as a military alliance...

October

All-American Comics was the flagship title for its publisher, also called All-American Comics. ... Al Pratt is a character in the DC Comics Universe, the original hero to fight crime as the Atom. ... is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This Pennsylvania state route article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject Pennsylvania State Highways. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Cumberland Founded 1751 Government  - Mayor Kirk R. Wilson Area  - Borough  5. ... Irwin is a borough located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Deutsche Luftwaffe or   (German: air force, literally Air Weapon, pronounced lufft-va-fa, IPA: ) is the commonly used term for the German air force. ... St Pauls Cathedral is a cathedral on Ludgate Hill, in the City of London in London, and the seat of the Bishop of London. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... For other uses, see Liverpool (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Great Dictator is a film directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin. ... “Charles Chaplin” redirects here. ... Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, was the authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. ... Nazi propaganda poster. ... Hitler redirects here. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Trylon, Perisphere and Helicline photo by Sam Gottscho The 1939-40 New York Worlds Fair, located on the current site of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (also the location of the 1964-1965 New York Worlds Fair), was one of the largest worlds fairs of all time. ... is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Selective Service System is the means by which the United States administers military conscription. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Combatants United Kingdom Including combatants from:[1] Poland New Zealand Canada Czechoslovakia Belgium Australia South Africa France Ireland United States Jamaica Palestine Rhodesia Germany Including combatants from Italy Commanders Hugh Dowding Hermann Göring Strength 754 single-seat fighters 149 two-seat fighters 560 bombers 500 coastal 1,963 total...

November

is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Wendell L. Willkie Wendell Lewis Willkie (February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was a lawyer in the United States and the Republican nominee for the 1940 presidential election. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ... The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a pair of mile-long (1600 meter) suspension bridges with main spans of 2800 feet (850 m), they carry Washington State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula, USA. The first bridge, nicknamed Galloping Gertie, was opened... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A suspension bridge is a type of bridge that has been created since ancient times as early as 100 AD. Simple suspension bridges, for use by pedestrians and livestock, are still constructed, based upon the ancient Inca rope bridge. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joaquín Rodrigo (22 November 1901 – 6 July 1999) was a Spanish composer, and virtuoso pianist, of classical music. ... The Concierto de Aranjuez is a composition for classical guitar and orchestra of the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... Nickname: Motto: Patria si Dreptul Meu (My Country and My Right) Location of Bucharest within Romania (in red) Coordinates: , Country County Founded 1459 (first official mentioned) Government  - Mayor Adriean Videanu Area  - City 228 km²  (88 sq mi)  - Metro 238 km² (91. ... is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Combatants United Kingdom Italy Commanders Lumley Lyster Inigo Campioni Strength 21 bombers 6 battleships Casualties 2 bombers destroyed 1 battleship sunk 2 battleships damaged 1 cruiser damaged The naval Battle of Taranto took place on the night of 11 November – 12 November 1840 during World War II. The Royal Navy... This article is about the navy of the United Kingdom. ... Four aircraft carriers, (bottom-to-top) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences of late 20th century carriers An aircraft carrier is a warship designed to deploy and in most cases recover aircraft, acting as a sea... Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, southern Italy. ... USS Port Royal, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, launched in 1994. ... Atlantis, known to the Kriegsmarine as Schiff 16 and to the Royal Navy as Raider-C, was a converted German Hilfskreuzer (auxiliary cruiser, or merchant or commerce raider) of the Kriegsmarine, which, during World War II, travelled more than 161,000 km in 602 days, and sank 22 ships totaling... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Armistice Day Blizzard took place in the United States on November 11 (Armistice Day) and 12 November 1940. ... This article is about the winter storm condition. ... Midwest States (United States of America, ND to OH) The Midwest is a common name for a region of the United States of America. ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Fantasia is a 1940 motion picture, produced by Walt Disney and first released on November 13, 1940 in the United States. ... is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Coventry (disambiguation). ... The Deutsche Luftwaffe or   (German: air force, literally Air Weapon, pronounced lufft-va-fa, IPA: ) is the commonly used term for the German air force. ... For aerial attack with incendiary weapons, see firebombing. ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Coventry (disambiguation). ... “RAF” redirects here. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... In general, allies are people or groups that have joined an alliance and are working together to achieve some common purpose. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Consolidated Edison, Inc. ... George P. Metesky (November 2, 1903 – May 23, 1994), better known as the Mad Bomber, terrorized New York City for 16 years in the 1940s and 1950s with explosives he planted in theaters, terminals, libraries and offices. ... The Jamaica Association of Local Government Officers (JALGO) is a 5,000-member public sector trade union in Jamaica which represents workers in local and national government, governmental corporations, quasi-government bodies and other agencies created by statute. ... is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Hitler redirects here. ... Gian Galeazzo Ciano, Count of Cortellazzo and Buccari (March 18, 1903 – January 11, 1944), was Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Benito Mussolinis son-in-law. ... “Mussolini” redirects here. ... is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Office Prime Minister, Conducător of Romania Term of office from September 4, 1940 until August 23, 1944 Profession Soldier, politician Political party none, formally allied with the Iron Guard Spouse Rasela Mendel Date of birth June 15, 1882 Place of birth PiteÅŸti, Romania Date of death June 1... Carol II of Romania, (15 October 1893 – 4 April 1953) reigned as King of Romania from June 8, 1930 until September 6, 1940. ... portrait of Nicolae Iorga Nicolae Iorga (a. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This article is about the navy of the United Kingdom. ... The Italian Regia Marina (literally: Royal Navy) dates from the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861 after Italian unification. ... Combatants United Kingdom Italy Commanders James Somerville Inigo Camponi Strength 1 carrier 1 battleships 1 battlecruiser 1 heavy cruiser 5 light cruisers 1 anti aircraft cruiser 4 destroyers 4 corvettes 4 freighters 2 battleships 6 heavy cruisers 14 destroyers Casualties 1 heavy cruiser damaged 1 destroyer damaged The Battle of...

December

is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... NFL redirects here. ... For other uses, see Redskins (disambiguation). ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Sheffield Blitz is the name given to the worst nights of bombing in Sheffield, England during the Second World War. ... For other uses, see Sheffield (disambiguation). ... is the 357th day of the year (358th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Churchill” redirects here. ... “Mussolini” redirects here. ... is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 romantic screwball comedy starring Jimmy Stewart, Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. ... It has been suggested that Tom Hepburn be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the British actor. ... For other persons named James Stewart, see James Stewart (disambiguation). ... Ruth Carol Hussey (October 30, 1911 – April 19, 2005) was an actress born in Providence, Rhode Island. ... Radio City Music Hall at Christmas 2005 Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... FDR redirects here. ... Image:FDR0216. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Deutsche Luftwaffe or   (German: air force, literally Air Weapon, pronounced lufft-va-fa, IPA: ) is the commonly used term for the German air force. ... A Guildhall is a building historically used by guilds for meetings. ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Interstate 80 (Eastshore Freeway) in Berkeley, California: a typical American freeway (MUTCD definition) A freeway, also known as a highway, superhighway, autoroute, autobahn, autostrada, dual carriageway, expressway, Autosnelweg or motorway, depending on the country of discussion, is a type of road designed for safer high-speed operation of motor vehicles... JUNCTION POSTMILE SR-47 LA ?? SR-91 LA ?? I-10 LA ?? Legend Prev Next < Route 109 Route 111 > California State Highways Current - Unconstructed - Deleted - Scenic California State Route 110 extends from California State Route 47 in San Pedro, California to Glenarm Street in Pasadena, California, USA. Most of Route 110... Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...

Undated

position of Guilin in Guangxi Guilin in Guangxi Guilin (Chinese: 桂林; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuei-lin, Postal System Pinyin: Kweilin; Zhuang: Gveilinz) is one of Chinas most picturesque cities, with a population of 670,000, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the Peoples... The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) (Tibetan: བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས་; Wylie: Bod-rang-skyong-ljongs; Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is a province-level autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Situation of the east Tibetan region of Amdo Amdo (Tibetan: ཨ༌མདོ, Chinese: 安多, Pinyin: Ānduō) is one of the three former provinces of Tibet, the other two being Ü-Tsang and Kham; it is also the place from which Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, comes from. ... Tenzin Gyatso (born 6 July 1935) is the fourteenth and current Dalai Lama. ... In Tibetan Buddhism, a tulku is the reincarnation of a lama or other spiritually significant figure. ... Rebirth may refer the following spiritual/religious concepts: Reincarnation Buddhist Rebirth The experience of being born again in Christianity Rebirth may also refer to: Rebirth, an album by Pain Rebirth, an album by Jennifer Lopez Rebirth, an album by Gackt Rebirth, an album by Angra ReBirth RB-338, software synthesizer... The 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso (1876-1933). ... This article is about the Korean peninsula and civilization. ... Action Comics #127 (December 1948), featuring Superman appearing on the show with Ralph Edwards Truth or Consequences was an American quiz show, originally hosted on radio by Ralph Edwards from 1940 to 1957, and later on television by Edwards himself from 1950 to 1951, Jack Bailey from 1954 to 1955... This article is about the television network. ...

Ongoing

The Second Sino-Japanese War was a major invasion of eastern China by Japan preceding and during World War II. It ended with the surrender of Japan in 1945. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ...

Births

1940 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1940
MCMXL
Ab urbe condita 2693
Armenian calendar 1389
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Bahá'í calendar 96 – 97
Buddhist calendar 2484
Chinese calendar 4576/4636-11-22
(己卯年十一月廿二日)
— to —
4577/4637-12-3
(庚辰年十二月初三日)
Coptic calendar 1656 – 1657
Ethiopian calendar 1932 – 1933
Hebrew calendar 57005701
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1995 – 1996
 - 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) The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... The Armenian calendar uses the Armenian numerals. ... The Baháí calendar, also called the Badí‘ calendar, used by the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years of 365 days, and leap years of 366 days. ... The Buddhist calendar is used on mainland southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (formerly Burma) in several related forms. ... The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church. ... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር ), also called the Geez calendar, is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia and is also the liturgical year of Christians in Eritrea belonging to the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, Eastern Catholic Church of Eritrea and Lutheran (Evangelical Church of Eritrea), where it is commonly known... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ‎) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... 5700 (Hebrew: התש , abbr. ... 5701 (Hebrew: התשא , abbr. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Holocene calendar, Human Era count or Jōmon Era count (Japan) uses a dating system similar to astronomical year numbering but adds 10,000, placing a year 0 at the start of the Jōmon Era (JE), the Human Era (HE, the beginning of human civilization) and the aproximate... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ) also known as Persian calendar or the Jalāli Calendar is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: تقویم هجري قمری ‎ taqwÄ«m-e hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... The Shōwa period (Japanese: 昭和時代, Shōwa-jidai, period of enlightened peace) was the time in Japanese history when Emperor Hirohito reigned over the country, from December 25, 1926 to January 7, 1989. ...

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2600
(皇紀2600年)
Julian calendar 1985
Korean calendar 4273
Thai solar calendar 2483
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It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The traditional Korean calendar is directly derived from the Asian calendar. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ...

January-February

is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Orsen Bakker (born January 2, 1939, in Muskegon, Michigan) is an American televangelist, a former Assemblies of God minister, and a former host (with his then-wife Tammy Faye Bakker) of The PTL Club, a popular evangelical Christian television program. ... is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian David Josephson (born Cardiff, Wales, UK, January 4, 1940) is a British physicist whose discovery of the Josephson effect as a 22-year-old graduate student won him the 1973 Nobel Prize for Physics, which he shared with Leo Esaki and Ivar Giaever. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Gao Xingjian (pron. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Penny Lernoux (January 6, 1940 – October 9, 1989) was an American journalist and writer. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría (born January 9, 1940) is a Costa Rican economist, lawyer, businessman, and politician. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Julian Bond (2004) Horace Julian Bond (born January 14, 1940) is an American leader of the American Civil Rights Movement. ... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mike Reid (born 1939) is a fast-talking, gravel-voiced British cockney comedian and character actor. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carol Heiss competes at the 1960 United States Figure Skating Championships Carol Elizabeth Heiss Jenkins (born January 20, 1940 in New York, NY) is an American figure skater. ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the singer, see Mississippi John Hurt. ... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Oliver Cromwell (born January 27, 1940), sometimes credited as Jamie Cromwell, is an Academy Award-nominated American television and film actor. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Moir Christie, better known as Kitch Christie (January 31, 1940 – April 22, 1998), was a South African rugby union coach most famous for leading the countrys national team, the Springboks, to victory at the 1995 Rugby World Cup. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir David Jason, OBE (born February 2, 1940) is a highly regarded English actor, admired equally for his dramatic work as for his comedy roles. ... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis Asbury Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former American football player, TV personality, and computer software executive. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... George A. Romero (born 4 February 1940) is an American director, writer, editor, actor and composer. ... is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Birth machine Hans Ruedi Giger (pronounced: GEE-ger) (born at Chur, Grisons canton, February 5, 1940) is a Swiss painter best known for his design work on the film Alien. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas John Brokaw (born February 6, 1940 in Webster, South Dakota) is a popular American television journalist, Previously working on regularly scheduled news documentaries for the NBC television network, and is the former NBC News anchorman and managing editor of the program NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw. ... Jimmy Tarbuck OBE (born 6 February 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England) is an English comedian, emcee and the father of actress and television presenter Liza Tarbuck, he attended the same school as Beatle John Lennon and newscaster Peter Sissons. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Photo by Bob DAmico/ABC Ted Koppel, anchor of the ABC News program Nightline. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Maxwell Coetzee John Maxwell Coetzee (pronounced kut-SAY-uh) (born 9 February 1940) is a South African/Australian author, having emigrated from South Africa in 2002, and having been granted Australian citizenship on 6 March 2006. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Hugh Lynch (b. ... is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gene Francis Alan Pitney (February 17, 1941 – April 5, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Smokey Robinson, Jr. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Peter Jimmy Greaves (born 20 February 1940) is an English former football player, Englands third highest goalscorer, and more recently a television pundit. ... is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wong Jim, James Wong Jim M.Phil. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johnson P. Mlambo (born February 22, 1940) is a South African politican[1] from Johannesburg. ... Billy Name (born 22 February 1940 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. Original name: William Billy Linich) is an American artist, photographer, film-maker and was a close friend to Andy Warhol and one of the Warhol superstars. ... Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 - February 22, 1987) was an American painter and major figure in the pop art movement. ... is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Henry Fonda (born February 23, 1940) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Denis Law (born February 24, 1940, in Aberdeen, Scotland) is a retired Scottish football player, who enjoyed a long and successful career as a striker from the 1950s to the 1970s. ... is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronald Edward Santo (born February 25, 1940 in Seattle, Washington) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played almost his entire career with the Chicago Cubs. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mario Gabriele Andretti (born February 28, 1940 in Montona dIstria, Italy, now Motovun, Croatia) is an Italian American racing driver, and one of the most successful Americans in the history of auto racing. ... February 29 is a day added into a leap year of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward Frederic Benson (July 24, 1867 – February 29, 1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist and short story writer, known professionally as E.F. Benson. ...

March-April

is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Germán Castro Caycedo (born March 3, 1940) is a Colombian journalist and writer. ... is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilver Dornell Willie Stargell (March 6, 1940 – April 9, 2001), nicknamed Pops in the later years of his career, was a professional baseball player who played his entire Major League career (1962-1982) with the Pittsburgh Pirates as an outfielder and first baseman. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alfred Willi Rudolf Dutschke, commonly called Rudi Dutschke (March 7, 1940 – December 24, 1979, Århus, Denmark) was the most prominent spokesperson of the German student movement of the 1960s. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay [IPA: raul rafael xulia i aɾselai] (better known as simply Raúl Juliá) (March 9, 1940 – October 24, 1994) was a Golden Globe award winning actor from Puerto Rico who lived and worked for many years in the United... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos Ray Chuck Norris (born on 10 March 1940) is an American martial artist, action star, Hollywood actor, and recently, an internet phenomenon, who is best known for playing Cordell Walker on Walker, Texas Ranger. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alwyn Lopez Al Jarreau (born March 12, 1940) is an American singer. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Phillip Chapman Lesh (born March 15, 1940 in Berkeley, California) is a musician and founding member of the rock band, Grateful Dead; he played bass guitar in that group throughout their entire 30-year career. ... This article is about the band. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bernardo Bertolucci (born March 16, 1940) is an Italian writer and Academy Award winning film director. ... Jan Pronk (left) with Robert Zoellick Johannes Jan Pieter Pronk (born 16 March 1940 in Scheveningen, The Hague) is a Dutch politician and diplomat. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mark Wells White (born 1940) is an American lawyer, who served as the forty-fourth Governor of Texas from 1983 to 1987. ... is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the actor and physician. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Anita Jane Bryant (born March 25, 1940, in Barnsdall, Oklahoma) is an American singer. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Langston Edmund Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated American film, stage and television actor. ... is the 86th day of the year (87th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Austin Pendleton (born on 27 March 1940 in Warren, Ohio, USA) is an American movie, television and stage actor. ... William Caleb Cale Yarborough (born March 27, 1939 in Timmonsville, South Carolina, near the Famous Darlington Raceway), is a former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and was one of the series engaging personalities. ... is the 88th day of the year (89th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Raymond Ray Davis (born March 29, 1940 in Sumter, South Carolina - died July 5, 2005 New Brunswick, New Jersey) was the original bass singer and one of the founding members of The Parliaments, Parliament and Funkadelic. ... P-Funk is an abbreviated, compound name for two bands, Parliament and Funkadelic. ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Astrud Gilberto Astrud Gilberto (born March 29, 1940) is a Brazilian singer best known for her samba and bossa nova music, most famously as the vocalist on the Grammy Award winning song The Girl from Ipanema. // Astrud Gilberto was born Astrud Weinert the daughter of a Brazilian mother and a... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai born April 1, 1940 in Ihithe village, Tetu division, Nyeri District of Kenya is an environmental and political activist. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Penelope Keith, OBE, (born Penelope Anne Constance Hatfield on 2 April 1940 in Sutton) is a British actress of stage and screen. ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an Academy Award and multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... John C. Hagee (b. ... In the USA, a televangelist (television evangelist) is a religious minister (often a Christian priest or minister) who devotes a large portion of his (or her) ministry to TV broadcasts to a regular viewing and listening audience. ... is the 106th day of the year (107th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Margrethe II (Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid) (born 16 April 1940) is the Queen regnant of Denmark. ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph L. Goldstein (b. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... is the 110th day of the year (111th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Hosato Takei (IPA: ) (born April 20, 1937) is an American actor known for his role in the TV series Star Trek, in which he played the helmsman Hikaru Sulu on the USS Enterprise. ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is a renowned and influential Academy Award, four time Golden Globe, AFI, two time BAFTA, Emmy Award, and two time Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor who played such iconic roles as Michael Corleone in The Godfather Trilogy and Tony Montana... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

May-June

is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elsa Peretti (born May 1, 1940) is an Italian jewelry designer. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Bradford Benchley (May 8, 1940 – February 11, 2006) was an American author best known for writing the novel Jaws and co-writing the screenplay for its highly successful film adaptation. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Angela Carter (May 7, 1940 – February 16, 1992) was an English novelist and journalist, known for her post-feminist magical realist and science fiction works. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Toni Tennille (born, Cathryn Antoinette Tennille on May 8, 1940, in Montgomery, Alabama) is one-half of the 1970s Grammy Award winning duo Captain & Tennille. ... is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James L. Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is a three-time Academy Award, nineteen-time Emmy and Golden Globe-winning American producer, writer, and film director. ... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Juan Downey (May 11, 1940 - June 9, 1993) was a pioneer video artist. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alan Curtis Kay (born May 17, 1940) is an American computer scientist, known for his early pioneering work on object-oriented programming and windowing graphical user interface design. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stanislav Stan Mikita (born May 20, 1940) was a Slovak-Canadian professional ice hockey player, generally regarded as the best center of the 1960s. ... Sadaharu Oh or officially Wang Chenchih (Chinese: ; Pinyin: , Hepburn: Ō Sadaharu, born May 20, 1940), is a former baseball player and manager of the Yomiuri Giants in Nippon Professional Baseball and is the current manager of the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. ... is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bernard Shaw (born May 22, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois) was a leading news anchor for the Cable News Network from 1980 to his retirement in 2001. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bookcover of Works and Days in Russian Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – January 28, 1996), born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: ) was a Russian-born poet and essayist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1987) and was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States (1991-1992). ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sardar Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari (Urdu: سردار فاروق احمد خان لغاری) (b. ... The President of Pakistan (Urdū: صدر مملکت Sadr-e-Mamlikat) is Head of State of Pakistan. ... is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... René Murat Auberjonois (born June 1, 1940 in New York City) is an American actor best known for his early 1980s role as Clayton Endicott III on the television show Benson and his role as Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Constantine of Greece, formerly Constantine II, King of the Hellenes (born June 2, 1940) was King of Greece from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1974. ... is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Paul (June 6, 1940-December 25, 1998), is an American actor. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Tom Jones (disambiguation). ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carole Ann Ford (born June 1940) is a British actress best known for her role as Susan Foreman in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Volkmar Sigusch (born June 11, 1940 in Bad Freienwalde) is a german sexologist, physician and sociologist. ... is the 167th day of the year (168th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Neil Edward Goldschmidt (born June 16, 1940) is a former politician and businessman living in the State of Oregon and a member of the United States Democratic Party. ... is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Arthur Akerlof (born June 17, 1940) is an American economist and Koshland Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. ... The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne) is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marietta Hartley Marietta Hartley (born June 21, 1940 in Weston, Connecticut) is an American actress, best known for her work in television. ... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Abbas Kiarostami (Persian: `Abbās Kiyārostamī; born 22 June 1940) is an internationally acclaimed Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film producer. ... Esther Louise Rantzen CBE (born on 22 June 1940 ) (age 66)) is a British journalist and television presenter who is best known for her long stint in Thats Life! and her anti paedophile activism activities as founder of the charity ChildLine. ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Terence (Terry) Nelhams-Wright, known as Adam Faith (June 23, 1940—March 8, 2003) was an English singer and actor. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alexander Andrew Mackay Irvine, Lord Irvine of Lairg, QC, PC (born June 23, 1940), known as Derry Irvine, is a British lawyer and political figure who served as Lord Chancellor under his former pupil Tony Blair. ... The Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, or Lord Chancellor and prior to the Union the Chancellor of England and the Lord Chancellor of Scotland, is a senior and important functionary in the government of the United Kingdom, and its predecessor states. ... Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 – November 12, 1994) was an American athlete, and in the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, she became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field during a single Olympic Games, despite running on a sprained ankle. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A. J. Quinnell is a pseudonymous author of thrillers. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vyacheslav Artyomov Vyacheslav Petrovich Artyomov also Artemov (Russian: Вячесла́в Петро́вич Артё́мов, born: June 29, 1940) is a Russian composer. ...

July-August

is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... César Leonardo Tovar (July 3, 1940 - July 14, 1994), nicknamed Pepito and Mr. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Starkey Jr, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the drummer of The Beatles. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Leonard Eugene Alley (born July 10, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop who played his entire career for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1963-73). ... Sir Thomas Farmer, KBE, KCSG, better known as Tom Farmer, is a Scottish entrepreneur and millionaire. ... Helen Donath (born July 10, 1940) is an American soprano. ... is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patrick Stewart OBE (born July 13, 1940) is an Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated English film, television and stage actor. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tim Brooke-Taylor (April 2000) Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor, (born 17 July 1940 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England) is a British comic actor most well known in Britain as a member of The Goodies comedy trio and in the comedy radio shows Im Sorry I Havent a Clue, and... Verne Lundquist (born July 17, 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American sportscaster, currently employed by the CBS television network. ... is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Paul Torre (born July 18, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is currently the manager of the New York Yankees and a former Major League Baseball player in the National League for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, St. ... James Brolin (born July 18, 1940) is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning American television, film, character actor, producer, and director. ... is the 203rd day of the year (204th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Clinton (born July 22, 1940) is an American musician and the principal architect of P-Funk. ... Alex Trebek, with his once-iconic mustache, hosting a 1986 episode of Jeopardy! George Alexander Trebek (born as Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek [1] on July 22, 1940) is an Emmy Award-winning Canadian-American television personality and game show host whos best known as the host of the game... is the 205th day of the year (206th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stanley Hauerwas (b. ... is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mary Jo Kopechne (July 26, 1940 – July 18, 1969) was an American teacher, secretary and administrator, notable for her death in a car accident on Chappaquiddick Island in a car driven by Senator Ted Kennedy. ... Edward Moore Ted Kennedy (born February 22, 1932) is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bharati Mukherjee (born July 27, 1940) is an award-winning Indian born American writer. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roy Simon Walker (born 31 July 1940 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a British television personality, who has worked for many years as both a television presenter and comedian. ... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Martin Sheen (born August 3, 1940 as Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez) is an Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor. ... is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean-Luc Dehaene (born August 7, 1940) is a Flemish (Belgian) politician. ... This is a list of Prime Ministers of Belgium, known regionally as: Premier Ministre in French, Eerste Minister in Dutch, and Premierminister in German. ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dilip Narayan Sardesai   (August 8, 1940, Margao, Goa - July 2, 2007, Mumbai) was a former Indian Test cricketer. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Beverlee McKinsey (born August 9, 1940 in McAlester, Oklahoma) is an American actress. ... is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Lee Bobby Hatfield (August 10, 1940 – November 5, 2003), was one half of The Righteous Brothers singing duo. ... The Righteous Brothers were the musical duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jill St. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Musa Bautdinovich Geshaev (Chechen: Муса Баутдинович Гешаев) (born August 20, 1940 in Grozny, Chechnya) is a famous Chechen poet, literary critic, songwriter, and historian who has written extensively on the culture of the Chechen and Ingush people. ... Rubén E. Hinojosa (born August 20, 1940), American politician, has been the Democratic representative for the Texas 15th congressional district (map) in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Valerie Harper (born August 22, 1940 in Suffern, New York) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress, best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern-Gerard on the 1970s television show The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and its spinoff, Rhoda. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Baron José van Dam (August 25, 1940) is one of the most prominent and sought-after interpreters of the baritone-bass repertoire. ... is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tom Baker is an American actor who starred in the Andy Warhol movie Blow Job. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johnny Paris (born 1940 - died May 1, 2006) is best known as the leader of Johnny and the Hurricanes. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bennie Maupin (born 8/29/1946) is a Detroit jazz multireedist. ...

September-October

is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Raquel Welch (born September 5, 1940) is an American actress. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Mann (September 10, 1940 – September 11, 2004) was an artist famous for his paintings of motorcycles and biker culture. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Skip Hinnant (Born September 12, 1940, in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, USA) is an American actor. ... Michael Stephen Lolich (born September 12, 1940 in Portland, Oregon) was a baseball pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1962 until 1979, playing the majority of his career with the Detroit Tigers. ... is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Óscar Rafael de Jesús Arias Sánchez (born 13 September 1940, in Heredia, Costa Rica) is the current President of Costa Rica and the first Nobel Laureate to be elected a nations president after winning the award. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Larry Brown For other people of the same name, see Larry Brown (disambiguation). ... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Shajarian at a concert in London This image is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Reggie Workman, Pharoah Sanders, and Idris Muhammad, c. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Cliff Richard OBE (born Harry Rodger Webb on 14 October 1940) is an English singer, actor and businessman. ... is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Prof. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Michael John Gambon, KBE (born October 19, 1940), is an acclaimed Irish-British actor who has worked in television, film and theatre. ... is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Pinsky (born October 20, 1940) is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator who served in the post of Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (known popularly as the Poet Laureate of the United States) from 1997 to 2000. ... The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress is appointed by the United States Librarian of Congress and earns a stipend of $35,000 a year. ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Manfred Mann (real name Manfred Sepse Lubowitz[1]) was born on 21 October 1940 in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a professional keyboard player. ... Cock-A-Hoop Manfred Mann was a British R&B and pop band of the 1960s, named after its keyboard player, who later led the successful 1970s follow-on group Manfred Manns Earth Band. ... Geoffrey Boycott OBE (born October 21, 1940) is a former Yorkshire and England cricketer. ... is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Pele” redirects here. ... is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Knight Robert Montgomery (Bobby or Bob) Knight (born October 25, 1940 in Massillon, Ohio, USA), known as The General, is the head mens basketball coach at Texas Tech University. ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ...

November-December

is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ramesh Chandra Lahoti (born November 1, 1940) is the Chief Justice of India. ... The Chief Justice of India is the highest position obtainable by a judge in India. ... is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Samuel Atkinson Waterston (born November 15, 1940) is an Oscar nominated American actor noted particularly for his portrayal of Jack McCoy on the long-running NBC television series Law & Order. ... is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Marcinko Commanding Officer of SEAL Team 6 Richard Dick Marcinko (born November 21, 1940 in Lansford, Pennsylvania), is one of the United States most accomplished and recognized special operations experts, with over 30 years of experience in a variety of specialties including counter-terrorism, intelligence and special operations. ... is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joe Jackson Gibbs (born November 25, 1940) is a Hall of Fame American football coach and NASCAR Championship team owner. ... is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bruce Lee (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: Lǐ Xiǎolóng; Cantonese Yale: Léih Síulùhng; November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973) was an American-born martial artist, philosopher, instructor, and martial arts actor widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the 20th century. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Chuck Mangione on his Feels So Good record album cover. ... A standard 3-valved Bb flugelhorn. ... is the 335th day of the year (336th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the American murderer. ... is the 339th day of the year (340th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Pohl (Hamburg, Germany, 5 December 1940) is a Swedish author, mainly of youth literature. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sharadchandra Govindrao Pawar (Marathi: शरदचंद्र गोविंदराव पवार)(born December 12, 1940) Maratha strongman and president of the Nationalist Congress Party which he formed in 1999 in India; and he leads its delegation in the Lok Sabha, representing his home town of Baramati. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an acclaimed five-time Grammy Award-winning African American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Frank Vincent Zappa[1] (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, musician, and film director. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Noel Andrew Stephen Jones (December 22, 1940 - November 21, 1995) was an Indian-born British diplomat, British ambassador to Kazakhstan from 1993 to 1995. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 357th day of the year (358th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Bob Labine(born on December 23, 1940 in Gatineau, Quebec) was a Quebec politician in Gatineau, Quebec. ... Motto: Ursus super montem ivit Area: 342. ... is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward C. Prescott (born 26 December 1940) is an American economist. ... The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne) is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ...

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  • Seamus Deane, Irish poet and novelist
  • António Roseiro Founder and President of VITAE

Born to a Catholic nationalist family in Londonderry, Northern Ireland in 1940, Seamus Deane is a poet, critic and novelist. ... Dr António Roseiro António Henrique Rodrigues Roseiro , Lisbon, 1940 is a Portuguese Dentist and inventor. ...

Deaths

January - June

is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Flora Finch (June 17, 1869 London, UK) - (January 4, 1940, Los Angeles, California) was an English-born film actress who starred in over 200 silents for the Vitagraph film company. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer (February 12, 1865 &#8211; January 18, 1940) was a Polish poet and writer. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel, Russian: Исаак Эммануилович Бабель (13 July [O.S. 1 July] 1894 – January 27, 1940) was a Soviet journalist, playwright, and short story writer. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Fusajiro Yamauchi (山内 房治郎 Yamauchi Fusajirō, November 22, 1859 – January 1940) was the founder of the company that is now known as Nintendo Company Limited. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, GCMG, GCVO, CH, PC (26 August 1875 – 11 February 1940), was a Scottish novelist and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. ... The Governor General of Canada (French (feminine): Gouverneure générale du Canada or (masculine) Gouverneur général du Canada) is the vice-regal representative in Canada of the Canadian monarch, who is the head of state; Canada is one of sixteen Commonwealth realms, all of which share the... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Hainisch (August 15, 1858 - February 26, 1940) was an Austrian politician, and second Federal President of Austria, after the fall of the monarchy at the end of World War I. He did not belong to any party and was an independent candidate. ... The Leopoldine Wing of Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna: home to the offices of the Federal President. ... Year 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about the day. ... Cài Yuánpéi (蔡元培, Wade-Giles: Tsai Yüan-pei) (January 11, 1868 - March 5, 1940) was a Chinese educator and the chancellor of the Peking University, and known for his critical evaluation of the Chinese culture that led to the May Fourth Movement. ... Year 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mikhail Bulgakov Mikhail Afanasievich Bulgakov (or Bulhakov, Михаил Афанасьевич Булгаков; May 15 (May 3 Old Style), 1891–March 10, 1940) was a Soviet novelist and playwright of the first half of the 20th century. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Selma Lagerlöf, painted by Carl Larsson, 1908 Selma Lagerlöf receives the Nobel Prize in Literature The Swedish 20-krona bill, with Selma Lagerlöf   (November 20, 1858 – March 16, 1940) was a Swedish author and the first woman writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... Year 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alfred Ploetz (March 22, 1860 – March 20, 1940) was a German physician, biologist, eugenicist known for introducing together with Wilhelm Schallmayer the concept of racial hygiene (Rassenhygiene) in Germany. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Spiridon Spiros Louis (January 12, 1873 &#8211; March 26, 1940) was a Greek water-carrier who won the marathon at the 1896 Summer Olympics, thereby becoming a national hero. ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tinsley Lindley (October 27, 1865 in Nottingham - March 31, 1940 also in Nottingham) was an English footballer who still holds the record for scoring in 9 consecutive England matches between March 13, 1886 and April 7, 1888. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carl Bosch (August 27, 1874 – April 26, 1940) was a German chemist and engineer. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Theory Issues Culture By region Lists Anarchism Portal Politics Portal ·        Emma Goldman (June 27, 1869 – May 14, 1940) aka Red Emma, was a Lithuanian-born anarchist known for her writings and speeches. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Menno ter Braak as a student Menno ter Braak (January 26, 1902 – May 15, 1940) was a Dutch modernist author. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Portrait of Verner von Heidenstam Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam (July 6, 1859 – May 20, 1940) was a Swedish poet and novellist, a laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1916. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Louis De Grace (May 4, 1873 - May 25, 1940) was a Canadian film director. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Prince Frederick of Hesse (May 1, 1868 – May 28, 1940), officially Friedrich Karl Ludwig Konstantin, Prinz und Landgraf von Hessen und Brabant (in German), (Frederick Charles Louis Constantin, Prince and Landgrave of Hesse and Brabant), (Fredrik Kaarle or Fredrik Kaarlo in Finnish), (Fredrik Carl in Swedish), (Frederik Carl in Danish... Year 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alfred S. Alschuler (1876-1940) was one of Chicagos most prolific and versatile architects during the height of the citys architectural boom. ... For other uses, see Architect (disambiguation). ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur Harden (October 12, 1865 &#8211; June 17, 1940) was an English biochemist. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940), nicknamed The Fighting Quaker and Old Gimlet Eye, was a Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps and, at the time of his death, the most decorated Marine in U.S. history. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... “Klee” redirects here. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

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is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Template:If: Robert Pershing Wadlow (February 22, 1918 – July 15, 1940), according to Guinness World Records is the tallest man in medical history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johnny Dodds (April 12, 1892 - August 8, 1940) was a jazz clarinetist, and older brother of drummer Baby Dodds. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 – August 18, 1940) was an American automobile pioneer. ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Leon Trotsky (Russian:  , Lev Davidovich Trotsky, also transliterated Leo, Lyev, Trotskii, Trotski, Trotskij, Trockij and Trotzky) (November 7 [O.S. October 26] 1879 – August 21, 1940), born Lev Davidovich Bronstein (), was an Ukrainian-born Bolshevik revolutionary and Marxist theorist. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hermann Obrecht (March 26, 1882 - August 21, 1940) was a Swiss politician. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mary Morris Vaux Walcott (July 31, 1860 - August 22, 1940) was an artist and naturalist known for her watercolor paintings of wildflowers. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Joseph John Thomson, OM , FRS (December 18, 1756 – August 30, 1940) often known as J. J. Thomson, was an English physicist, the discoverer of the electron. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Baron Charles de Broqueville (December 4, 1860–September 5, 1940 in Brussels) was the Prime Minister of Belgium during World War I. He was born in Postel, Belgium. ... This is a list of Prime Ministers of Belgium, known regionally as: Premier Ministre in French, Eerste Minister in Dutch, and Premierminister in German. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Julius Wagner Ritter von Jauregg, after the abolition of titles of nobility in Austria in 1919 Julius Wagner-Jauregg, (March 7, 1857 Wels, Upper Austria – September 27, 1940 Vienna) was an Austrian physician. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... is the 278th day of the year (279th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ballington Booth Ballington Booth (July 28, 1857 – October 5, 1940) was a Salvation Army Officer and a co-founder of Volunteers of America. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Wilfred Grenfell Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell (February 28, 1865-October 9, 1940) was a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Berton Churchill (December 9, 1876 _ October 10, 1940) was a Canadian actor. ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the British prime minister. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is, in practice, the political leader of the United Kingdom. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Henry Kirby (1860-1940) was a businessman whose ventures made him arguably the largest lumber manufacturer in Texas and the Southern United States. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (February 22, 1882–November 17, 1940) was a British sculptor, typographer and engraver. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Raymond Pearl (3 June 1879 - 17 November 1940) was an American biologist, who spent most of his career at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 339th day of the year (340th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan Kubelík (July 5, 1880 – December 5, 1940) was a Czech violinist and composer. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Statue of K. Kallio in Helsinki Kyösti Kallio (April 10, 1873 – December 19, 1940) was the fourth President of Finland (1937-1940), having already served no fewer than four times as the countrys Prime Minister. ... The President of Finland is the Head of State of Finland. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American Jazz Age author of novels and short stories. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Agnes Ayres (April 4, 1898 - December 25, 1940) was a silent film star in the 1920s. ... Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

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Nobel prizes

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Ship events

The list of ship launches in 1940 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1940. ... The list of ship commissionings in 1940 includes a chronological list of all ships commissioned in 1940. ... The list of ship decommissionings in 1940 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1940. ... The list of shipwrecks in 1940 includes all ships sunk, floundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1940. ...

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1940 Census :: 1940 U.S. Federal Census :: 1940 Free Census Resources (480 words)
The official date for the 1940 Census was April 1st, but since that day will fall on a Sunday in 2012, it is unclear whether reseachers will have weekend access to film at the National Archives or will instead need to wait until Monday to satisfy their genealogical curiosity.
By 1940, the outline of the United States and the individual borders for the 48 contiguous states had become familiar to many, both in America and elsewhere throughout the world.
On April 7, 1940, just days after the official date for the 1940 Census enumeration, Booker T. Washington became the first African American to appear on a United States Postage Stamp.
1940 Census of Population and Housing (3301 words)
Four notable changes were made to the 1940 Census, including the addition of the housing schedule, the sampling procedure (both discussed in further detail below), the incorporation of the questions on employment and unemployment on to the general population3 schedule, and inquiries into migration.
Census of Irrigation – 1940 … Irrigation by drainage basin &ndash; 1939.
Characteristics of the Japanese population of the Territory of Hawaii: 1940.
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