Encyclopedia > 1940

  Article Content

1940

Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century

Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s - 1940s - 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s

Years: 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 - 1940 - 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945


Events

  • USSR annexes the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania.
  • Germany begins a bombing campaign against Britain in preparation for an invasion, in what becomes known as the Battle of Britain.

Art, Culture & Fashion

Births

Deaths

Nobel Prizes



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Liberal Party of Australia

... absorbed several former conservative parties, including the Nationalist Party of Australia and the United Australia Party. Throughout their history, they have been the ...