1940

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1940 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1940
MCMXL
Ab urbe condita 2693
Armenian calendar 1389
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Assyrian calendar 6690
Baháʼí 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 己卯年 (Earth  Rabbit)
4637 or 4430
     to 
庚辰年 (Metal  Dragon)
4638 or 4431
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.

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January

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Brian Josephson
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Jack Nicklaus
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Tabaré Vázquez
Carol Heiss Carol Heiss 1960.jpg
Carol Heiss
Carlos Slim Carlos Slim (45680472234) (cropped).jpg
Carlos Slim

February

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H. R. Giger
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Vicente Fernández
Smokey Robinson Smokey Robinson by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Smokey Robinson
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John Lewis
Mario Andretti Mario Andretti Goodwood Festival of Speed 2021 (cropped).jpg
Mario Andretti

March

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Mina
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Nancy Pelosi

April

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Wangari Maathai
Julie Christie Julie Christie - 1966.jpg
Julie Christie
Margrethe II of Denmark Drottning Margrethe av Danmark.jpg
Margrethe II of Denmark
Al Pacino Al Pacino 2016 (30401544240).jpg
Al Pacino

May

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Ricky Nelson
Toni Tennille Toni Tenille 1996.jpg
Toni Tennille
Don Nelson Don Nelson.jpg
Don Nelson

June

Rene Auberjonois Rene Auberjonois, by Kyle Cassidy (Cropped).jpg
René Auberjonois
Kip Thorne Kip Thorne by Christopher Michel copy 2022.jpg
Kip Thorne
Constantine II of Greece King Constantine.jpg
Constantine II of Greece
Sir Tom Jones Sir Tom Jones at The Queen's Birthday Party (cropped-2).jpg
Sir Tom Jones
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Nancy Sinatra
Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph 1960.jpg
Wilma Rudolph

July

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Jerzy Buzek
Nursultan Nazarbayev Nursultan Nazarbayev at the Enthronement of Naruhito (2)).jpg
Nursultan Nazarbayev
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Sir Ringo Starr
Sir Patrick Stewart Patrick Stewart by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Sir Patrick Stewart
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Fontella Bass
Hanako, Princess Hitachi Princess Hitachi 2012-1-2.jpg
Hanako, Princess Hitachi

August

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Martin Sheen
Jean-Luc Dehaene Jean-Luc Dehaene 675 (cropped).jpg
Jean-Luc Dehaene
Jack Thompson Jack Thompson speaks at the media (cropped).jpg
Jack Thompson

September

Raquel Welch Raquel Welch in The Biggest Bundle of Them All.jpg
Raquel Welch
Brian De Palma Brian De Palma Deauville 2011.jpg
Brian De Palma
Linda Gray Linda Gray.jpg
Linda Gray
Oscar Arias Oscar Arias (cropped).jpg
Óscar Arias
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Frankie Avalon
Michel Temer Michel Temer (foto oficial).jpg
Michel Temer

October

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John Lennon
Sir Michael Gambon Michael Gambon cropped.jpg
Sir Michael Gambon
Pele Pele con brasil (cropped).jpg
Pelé

November

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Qaboos bin Said
Bruce Lee Bruce Lee 1973.jpg
Bruce Lee

December

Richard Pryor Richard Pryor, 1976.jpg
Richard Pryor
Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick 2021.jpg
Dionne Warwick
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Frank Zappa

Deaths

Deaths
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January

February

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Gunnar Höckert
Michael Hainisch Michael Hainisch (cropped).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

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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

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Charles de Broqueville

October

November

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Nicolae Iorga

December

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Kyosti Kallio
F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald Publicity Photograph circa 1920.jpg
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Nobel Prizes

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1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1952nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 952nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 52nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1950s decade.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1951</span> Calendar year

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.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1949</span> Calendar year

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.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1939</span> Calendar year

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.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1961</span> Calendar year

1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1961st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 961st year of the 2nd millennium, the 61st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1960s decade.

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.

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.

1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1932nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 932nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 32nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1930s decade.

1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1925th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 925th year of the 2nd millennium, the 25th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1920s 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.

1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1938th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 938th year of the 2nd millennium, the 38th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1930s decade.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1950</span> Calendar year

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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