1940

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Gregorian calendar 1940
MCMXL
Ab urbe condita 2693
Armenian calendar 1389
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Assyrian calendar 6690
Bahá'í calendar 96–97
Balinese saka calendar 1861–1862
Bengali calendar 1347
Berber calendar 2890
British Regnal year 4  Geo. 6   5  Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2484
Burmese calendar 1302
Byzantine calendar 7448–7449
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth  Rabbit)
4636 or 4576
     to 
庚辰年 (Metal  Dragon)
4637 or 4577
Coptic calendar 1656–1657
Discordian calendar 3106
Ethiopian calendar 1932–1933
Hebrew calendar 5700–5701
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1996–1997
 - Shaka Samvat 1861–1862
 - Kali Yuga 5040–5041
Holocene calendar 11940
Igbo calendar 940–941
Iranian calendar 1318–1319
Islamic calendar 1358–1359
Japanese calendar Shōwa 15
(昭和15年)
Javanese calendar 1870–1871
Juche calendar 29
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4273
Minguo calendar ROC 29
民國29年
Nanakshahi calendar 472
Thai solar calendar 2482–2483
Tibetan calendar 阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
2066 or 1685 or 913
     to 
阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
2067 or 1686 or 914

1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1940th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 940th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1940s decade.

Contents

A calendar from 1940 according to the Gregorian calendar, factoring in the dates of Easter and related holidays, cannot be used again until the year 5280. [1]

Events

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

January

February

March

April

May

May 10: Winston Churchill Churchill portrait NYP 45063.jpg
May 10: Winston Churchill

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date Unknown

Births

Births
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

Brian Josephson Brian Josephson, March 2004.jpg
Brian Josephson
Jack Nicklaus JackNicklaus.cropped.jpg
Jack Nicklaus
John Hurt John Hurt by Walterlan Papetti.jpg
John Hurt
James Cromwell James Cromwell 2010.jpg
James Cromwell
Carlos Slim Carlos Slim 2012.jpg
Carlos Slim

February

George A. Romero George Romero, 66eme Festival de Venise (Mostra).jpg
George A. Romero
H. R. Giger HR Giger 2012.jpg
H. R. Giger
Willi Holdorf Willi Holdorf 1964.jpg
Willi Holdorf
Smokey Robinson Smokey Robinson by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Smokey Robinson
Peter Fonda Peter Fonda 2009.jpg
Peter Fonda
Mario Andretti Mario Andretti may 26 2017 Indianapolis 500 usa.jpg
Mario Andretti

Japanese voice actor and actor (d. 2019)

March

Raul Julia Raul Julia - Dracula.jpg
Raul Julia
Chuck Norris Chuck Norris May 2015.jpg
Chuck Norris
Al Jarreau Al Jarreau.jpg
Al Jarreau
James Caan James Caan Guillaume Canet Cannes 2013 cropped.jpg
James Caan
Nancy Pelosi Official photo of Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2019.jpg
Nancy Pelosi

April

Wangari Maathai Wangari Maathai no Brasil.jpg
Wangari Maathai
Julie Christie Julie Christie (1997) (2).jpg
Julie Christie
Margrethe II of Denmark Drottning Margrethe av Danmark.jpg
Margrethe II of Denmark
Al Pacino Al Pacino.jpg
Al Pacino

May

David Koch David Koch by Gage Skidmore.jpg
David Koch
Lance Henriksen Lance Henriksen cropped.jpg
Lance Henriksen
Ricky Nelson Decca Records Rick Nelson 1966.jpg
Ricky Nelson
Toni Tennille Toni Tenille 1996.jpg
Toni Tennille

June

Rene Auberjonois Rene-Auberjonois-by-kyle-cassidy-DSC 8245.jpg
René Auberjonois
Constantine II of Greece King Constantine.jpg
Constantine II of Greece
Tom Jones Tom Jones concert.jpg
Tom Jones
Nancy Sinatra Nancy Sinatra (1971).png
Nancy Sinatra
John Mahoney John Mahoney 1994.JPG
John Mahoney
Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph 1960.jpg
Wilma Rudolph

July

Jerzy Buzek Jerzy Buzek, 2010.JPG
Jerzy Buzek
Nursultan Nazarbayev Vstrecha Vladimira Putina s Nursultanom Nazarbaevym 2 (cropped).jpg
Nursultan Nazarbayev
Jeannie Seely Jeannie Seely (3469996552).jpg
Jeannie Seely
Ringo Starr Ringo Starr and all his band (8470866906).jpg
Ringo Starr
Patrick Stewart Patrick Stewart Photo Call Logan Berlinale 2017 (cropped).jpg
Patrick Stewart
James Brolin James Brolin 2013 (cropped).jpg
James Brolin
Joe Torre JoeTorre1982.jpg
Joe Torre
Hanako, Princess Hitachi Princess Hitachi 2012-1-2.jpg
Hanako, Princess Hitachi
Alex Trebek Alex Trebek 2009.jpg
Alex Trebek

August

Martin Sheen Sheen, Martin (2008).jpg
Martin Sheen
Jean-Luc Dehaene Jean-Luc Dehaene 675 (cropped).jpg
Jean-Luc Dehaene
Stanley Johnson Stanleyjohnson.jpg
Stanley Johnson
Jack Thompson Jack Thompson speaks at the media.jpg
Jack Thompson

September

Pauline Collins Pauline Collins in November 2012.jpg
Pauline Collins
Raquel Welch RaquelWelchApr2010(2).jpg
Raquel Welch
Linda Gray Linda Gray.jpg
Linda Gray
Oscar Arias Oscar Arias.jpg
Óscar Arias
Michel Temer Presidente Michel Temer (foto oficial) - cortada.jpg
Michel Temer

October

John Lennon John Lennon 1969 (cropped).jpg
John Lennon
Cliff Richard Cliff Richard Brussels.jpg
Cliff Richard
Michael Gambon Michael Gambon cropped.jpg
Michael Gambon
Pele Pele Africa do Sul Cropped.jpg
Pelé

November

Qaboos bin Said al Said Omani Qaboos bin Said Al Said (cropped).jpg
Qaboos bin Said al Said
Bruce Lee Bruce Lee 1973.jpg
Bruce Lee

December

Richard Pryor Richard Pryor (1986) (cropped).jpg
Richard Pryor
Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick 2 (cropped).jpg
Dionne Warwick
Frank Zappa Zappa 16011977 01 300.jpg
Frank Zappa

Deaths

Deaths
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

February

Gunnar Hockert Gunnar Hockert 1936.jpg
Gunnar Höckert
Michael Hainisch Michael Hainisch.jpg
Michael Hainisch

March

Selma Lagerlof Selma Lagerlof.jpg
Selma Lagerlöf
Spyridon Louis Spyridon Louis 1896.jpg
Spyridon Louis

April

Carl Bosch Carl Bosch.jpg
Carl Bosch

May

Prince Wilhelm of Prussia Prinz Wilhelm und Prinz Lous Ferdinand von Preussen.jpg
Prince Wilhelm of Prussia
Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse Hessenin prnssi Friedrich Karl - Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse.jpg
Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse

June

Arthur Harden ArthurHarden.jpg
Arthur Harden
Janusz Kusocinski Janusz Kusocinski.jpg
Janusz Kusocinski
Paul Klee Paul Klee 1911.jpg
Paul Klee

July

August

Leon Trotsky Trotsky Portrait.jpg
Leon Trotsky
Paul Nipkow Paul-nipkow.jpg
Paul Nipkow
J. J. Thomson J.J Thomson.jpg
J. J. Thomson

September

Charles de Broqueville M 37 4 Charles de Brocqueville.jpg
Charles de Broqueville

October

November

Neville Chamberlain Neville-Chamberlain.jpg
Neville Chamberlain
Nicolae Iorga Iorga at his desk Luceaferul 2, 1914.jpg
Nicolae Iorga

December

Kyosti Kallio Kyosti Kallio.png
Kyosti Kallio
F. Scott Fitzgerald F Scott Fitzgerald 1921.jpg
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Nobel Prizes

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1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1947th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 947th year of the 2nd millennium, the 47th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1940s decade.

1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1951st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 951st year of the 2nd millennium, the 51st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1950s decade.

1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1949th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 949th year of the 2nd millennium, the 49th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1940s decade.

1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1931st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 931st year of the 2nd millennium, the 31st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1930s decade.

1939 1939

1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1939th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 939th year of the 2nd millennium, the 39th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1930s decade.

1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1944th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 944th year of the 2nd millennium, the 44th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1940s decade.

1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1945th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 945th year of the 2nd millennium, the 45th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1940s decade.

1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1942nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 942nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 42nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1940s decade.

1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1943rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 943rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 43rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1940s decade.

1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1946th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 946th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1940s decade.

1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1941st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 941st year of the 2nd millennium, the 41st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1940s decade.

1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1906th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 906th year of the 2nd millennium, the 6th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1906, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1936th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 936th year of the 2nd millennium, the 36th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1930s decade.

1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1924th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 924th year of the 2nd millennium, the 24th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1920s decade.

1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1937th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 937th year of the 2nd millennium, the 37th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1930s decade.

1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1991st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 991st year of the 2nd millennium, the 91st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1990s decade.

1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1953rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 953rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1950s decade.

1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1935th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 935th year of the 2nd millennium, the 35th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1930s decade.

1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1934th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 934th year of the 2nd millennium, the 34th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1930s decade.

1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1950th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 950th year of the 2nd millennium, the 50th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1950s decade.

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