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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 13, 1940 – The Russo-Finnish Winter War ends.
  •  March 18, 1940 – World War II: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet at the Brenner Pass in the Alps and agree to form an alliance against France and the United Kingdom.
  •  May 10, 1940 – World War II: Invasion of Iceland by the United Kingdom.
  •  May 15, 1940 – USS Sailfish is recommissioned. It was originally the USS Squalus.
  •  June 25, 1940 – World War II: France officially surrenders to Germany at 01:35.
  •  July 19, 1940 – World War II: Battle of Cape Spada: The Royal Navy and the Regia Marina clash; the Italian light cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni sinks, with 121 casualties.
  •  August 18, 1940 – World War II: The Hardest Day air battle, part of the Battle of Britain. At that point, the largest aerial engagement in history with heavy losses sustained on both sides.
  •  November 11, 1940 – Armistice Day Blizzard: An unexpected blizzard kills 144 in the U.S. Midwest.
  •  November 24, 1940 – World War II: The First Slovak Republic becomes a signatory to the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis powers.

Who Were Born On 1940?

  •  January 14, 1940 – Vasilka Stoeva, Bulgarian discus thrower
  •  February 26, 1940 – Oldřich Kulhánek, Czech painter, illustrator, and stage designer (d. 2013)
  •  April 16, 1940 – Joan Snyder, American painter
  •  June 16, 1940 – Neil Goldschmidt, American lawyer and politician, 33rd Governor of Oregon
  •  June 17, 1940 – George Akerlof, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  •  June 21, 1940 – Enn Klooren, Estonian actor (d. 2011)
  •  August 31, 1940 – Wilton Felder, American saxophonist and bass player (The Crusaders) (d. 2015)
  •  September 8, 1940 – Quentin L. Cook, American religious leader
  •  November 13, 1940 – William Taubman, American political scientist and author
  •  December 8, 1940 – Brant Alyea, American baseball player
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