1940 in the United States

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1940 in the United States
Years: 1937 1938 193919401941 1942 1943

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Events from the year 1940 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

May 15: The first McDonald's restaurant (photographed in 2005).
June 27: "100 Water Colors" show by Federal Arts Project opens in New York City

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

November 5: FDR becomes the first and only President elected to a third term.

Births[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • July 3 – Lamar Alexander, United States Senator from Tennessee since 2003.

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 6 – Wyche Fowler, United States Senator from Georgia from 1987 till 1993.
  • October 9 – Gordon J. Humphrey, United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1979 till 1990.
  • October 29 – Connie Mack III, United States Senator from Florida from 1989 till 2001.

November[edit]

  • November 11 – Barbara Boxer, United States Senator from California since 1993.

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trossarelli, L. (2010). "the history of nylon". Club Alpino Italiano, Centro Studi Materiali e Tecniche. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 

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