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1940 Calendar Trivia

The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.

1940 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829  
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

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Historical Events Of 1940

  •  February 8, 1940 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 12, 1940 – Winter War: Finland signs the Moscow Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union, ceding almost all of Finnish Karelia. Finnish troops and the remaining population are immediately evacuated.
  •  April 7, 1940 – Booker T. Washington becomes the first African American to be depicted on a United States postage stamp.
  •  May 17, 1940 – World War II: the old city centre of the Dutch town of Middelburg is bombed by the German Luftwaffe, to force the surrender of the Dutch armies in Zeeland.
  •  September 6, 1940 – King Carol II of Romania abdicates and is succeeded by his son Michael.
  •  October 1, 1940 – The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.
  •  October 14, 1940 – Balham underground station disaster in London, England, sixty-six people in the station were killed during the Nazi Luftwaffe air raids on Great Britain.
  •  November 9, 1940 – Warsaw is awarded the Virtuti Militari.
  •  December 29, 1940 – World War II: In the Second Great Fire of London, the Luftwaffe fire-bombs London, England, UK, killing almost 200 civilians.

Who Were Born On 1940?

  •  January 8, 1940 – Jimmy O'Neill, American radio and television host (d. 2013)
  •  January 22, 1940 – Gillian Shephard, English educator and politician; Secretary of State for Education
  •  March 1, 1940 – Brian Waites, English golfer
  •  April 15, 1940 – Robert Lacroix, Canadian economist and academic
  •  June 12, 1940 – Jacques Brassard, Canadian educator and politician
  •  June 21, 1940 – Marika Green, Swedish-French actress
  •  August 6, 1940 – Louise Sorel, American actress
  •  August 13, 1940 – Bill Musselman, American basketball player and coach (d. 2000)
  •  October 24, 1940 – David Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville, English businessman and academic
  •  December 26, 1940 – Ray Sadecki, American baseball player (d. 2014)
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