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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1937 1938 193919401941 1942 1943
1940 by topic
Subject: ArchaeologyArchitectureArtAviationFilmLiterature (Poetry) – MeteorologyMusic (Country) – Rail transportRadioScienceSportsTelevision
Countries: AustraliaCanada – Ecuador – France – Germany – IndiaIreland – Italy – Malaysia – New ZealandNorway – Philippines – Singapore – South Africa– Soviet Union – UKUSA – Zimbabwe
Leaders: Sovereign statesState leadersReligious leadersLaw
Categories: BirthsDeathsWorksIntroductionsEstablishmentsDisestablishmentsAwards

Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

Contents:
  1. Events of 1940
  2. Births
  3. Deaths
  4. Nobel prizes
  5. Ship events
  6. See also -  Notes -  External links

Events

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

January

February

March

April

May

May 10:Winston Churchill

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June

July

July 7-Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) born, ex-drummer of the Beatles

August

September

October

November

December

Undated

Ongoing

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
Bengali calendar 1347
Berber calendar 2890
Buddhist calendar 2484
Burmese calendar 1302
Byzantine calendar 7448 – 7449
Chinese calendar 己卯年十一月廿二日
(4576/4636-11-22)
— to —
庚辰年十二月初三日
(4577/4637-12-3)
Coptic calendar 1656 – 1657
Ethiopian calendar 1932 – 1933
Hebrew calendar 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)
Korean calendar 4273
Thai solar calendar 2483

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Unknown dates

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

 

Contents

October–December

Nobel Prizes

Ship events

Notes

External links


Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Simple English

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  - 1940s -  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1937 1938 1939 - 1940 - 1941 1942 1943

Contents

Events

Births

Deaths

Film Released

Hit songs

  • "When You Wish Upon A Star" - by Neil Washington and Leigh Harline, from the movie Pinocchio, won the Academy Award for the best song.krc:1940 джылrue:1940







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