Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: 1940


Related Topics

  
  1940 Census :: 1940 U.S. Federal Census :: 1940 Free Census Resources
The official date for the 1940 Census was April 1st, but since that day will fall on a Sunday in 2012, it is unclear whether reseachers will have weekend access to film at the National Archives or will instead need to wait until Monday to satisfy their genealogical curiosity.
By 1940, the outline of the United States and the individual borders for the 48 contiguous states had become familiar to many, both in America and elsewhere throughout the world.
On April 7, 1940, just days after the official date for the 1940 Census enumeration, Booker T. Washington became the first African American to appear on a United States Postage Stamp.
www.1930census.com /1940_census.php   (480 words)

  
  1940 Census of Population and Housing
Four notable changes were made to the 1940 Census, including the addition of the housing schedule, the sampling procedure (both discussed in further detail below), the incorporation of the questions on employment and unemployment on to the general population3 schedule, and inquiries into migration.
Census of Irrigation – 1940 … Irrigation by drainage basin – 1939.
Characteristics of the Japanese population of the Territory of Hawaii: 1940.
www.census.gov /prod/www/abs/decennial/1940.htm   (3301 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1940 in film
Fantasia is a 1940 motion picture, the third in the Disney animated features canon, which was a Walt Disney experiment in animation and music.
Years in film Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln.
All This, and Heaven Too is a 1940 film which tells the story of a governess, accused of having an affair with her employer, a Duc, who is then accused of the Duchesses murder.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1940-in-film   (3433 words)

  
 AAUP: 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure
Following extensive discussions on the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure with leading educational associations and with individual faculty members and administrators, a joint committee of the AAUP and the Association of American Colleges met during 1969 to reevaluate this key policy statement.
Their incorporation here as Interpretive Comments is based upon the premise that the 1940 Statement is not a static code but a fundamental document designed to set a framework of norms to guide adaptations to changing times and circumstances.
If the decision is affirmative, the provisions in the 1940 Statement with respect to the termination of service of teachers or investigators after the expiration of a probationary period should apply from the date when the favorable decision is made.
www.aaup.org /AAUP/pubsres/policydocs/1940statement.htm   (2654 words)

  
 Greatest Films of 1940
Leslie is found innocent of murder charges in the court trial, but she suffers a fateful retribution in the conclusion.
A film presentation of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, a much-loved classic, dramatic story of human life, love, tragedy and conflict, set in the simple, small New England town of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire between the turn of the century and World War I. The film is given down-home commentary by the Narrator, Mr.
The untold secrets of the past are slowly unraveled, finally freeing her from her fear and uneasiness.
www.filmsite.org /1940.html   (3055 words)

  
 [No title]
March 1940 -- Plasma is discovered to be a substitute for whole blood in transfusions.
April 30, 1940 -- The Lodz ghetto is sealed.
June 26, 1940 -- Hundreds of Kovno Jews are taken to the "Ninth Fort" and murdered.
www.aish.com /holocaust/headlines/1940.asp   (590 words)

  
 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1940 American League
On August 17, 1940, Williams was highly agitated with Boston sportswriters daily reports and asked the Red Sox to trade him to the Detroit Tigers.
On August 2, 1940, Joe Cronin, who was the manager AND a player for the Boston Red Sox, hit for the cycle versus the Detroit Tigers going 4-for-5 and helping his team win 12-9.
On September 24, 1940, George Caster of the Philadelphia Athletics served up a home run to a thirty-two year old former Athletic named Jimmie Foxx.
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1940a.shtml   (750 words)

  
 1940 New York Yankees Schedule with Wins, Losses, Scores and Splits
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive team schedule for the 1940 New York Yankees with dates for every game played, opponents faced, a final score, and a cumulative record for the 1940 season.
The 1940 New York Yankees (click team name for complete roster) home / road splits for the regular season were 52-24 (0.684 winning percentage) at home and 36-43 (0.456 winning percentage) away.
During the regular season the 1940 New York Yankees scored the most runs (19) on August 13, 1940 versus the Boston Red Sox.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/schedule.php?y=1940&t=NYA   (196 words)

  
 American History - Decade 1940 - 1949
In 1949, three times as many college degrees were conferred as in 1940.
Richard Wright completed Native Son in 1940 and Black Boy in 1945, earning acclaim, but government persecution over his communist affiliation sent him to Paris in 1945.
1940: Abraham Lincoln by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
kclibrary.nhmccd.edu /decade40.html   (3146 words)

  
 WWII: The World at War 1940
On 10 May 1940 the Germans unleashed a series of devastating and audacious series of operations against neutral Holland and Belgium.
London was attacked on fifty-seven consecutive nights between 7 September and 2 November 1940 and experienced further heavy raids in December 1940 and March, April and May 1941.
He successfully defended Egypt in 1940, turning the Italians out of Cyrenaica in the first of the North African campaigns and assisting in the conquest of Ethiopia and Italian East Africa.
www.euronet.nl /users/wilfried/ww2/1940.htm   (4734 words)

  
 THE HOLOCAUST - Timebase 1940-44
1940 January 6 Cardinal Hlond submits a new and detailed report to Pius XII on the deportations and arrests of Polish priests, the closing of churches and the brutal treatment meted out to the Polish population.
1940 August 3 Hitler tells the new German ambassador to Paris, Otto Abetz, that he wants to resolve the Jewish problem for all of Europe and that he wants to force the conquered countries (and persuade Germany's allies) to send their Jewish citizens away, not to Madagascar, but to the United States.
1940 September German Army Bishop Rarkowski issues a pastoral letter to the armed forces saying, "The German people, who for one year now have been fighting against their detractors, have an untroubled conscience and know which nations before God and history are burdened with the responsibility for this gigantic struggle that is raging now.
www.humanitas-international.org /holocaust/1940-44t.htm   (20603 words)

  
 1940 Timeline
1940 starts off looking promising to the television industry.
An Amercian Negro exposition is held at Chicago to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
US Census of 1940 states US population as 131,669,275 (an increase of 8,894,229 over the 1930 census).
xroads.virginia.edu /~1930s2/Time/1940/1940fr.html   (1022 words)

  
 What Happened in May 1940 at Dunkirk? - Ask.com Web Search
In May 1940 the evacuation from Dunkirk began and during the rearguard action some Royal Norfolk Regiment soldiers, including...
Different interpretations of Dunkirk There are different interpretations of what happened in May 1940 on the cost of Dunkirk.
In May 1940 France suffered an ignominious defeat at the hands of Hitler’s...
www.ask.com /web?o=8001&qsrc=6&l=dir&q=What+Happened+in+May+1940+at+Dunkirk%3F   (300 words)

  
 1940 apron
Like aprons of the 1940-1950 period it is pretty to wear, and also an apron to keep you clean.
Vintage style 1940 apron in red gingham with family kitchen on pocket and top of apron.
This beautiful 1940 - 1950 apron is made the old fashioned way with ric rack, trim, an apron that covers front and sides.
www.stitchthrutime.com /1940_apron.html   (1443 words)

  
 Blitzkrieg, 1940
The period between Germany's defeat of Poland in October 1939 and her invasion of Norway in April 1940 is often referred to as the "Phony War." Not much happened.
The French stiffened their defenses while the British moved troops to the continent.
Hart, B. Liddell, The Rommel Papers (1953); Horne, Alistair, To Lose a Battle, France, 1940 (1969).
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /blitzkrieg.htm   (1267 words)

  
 In This Year ... 1940   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 1975 titles in the IMDb for 1940.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1940 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Years/1940   (113 words)

  
 1940@Everything2.com
"1940" was also a taunting chant heard at NHL hockey arenas throughout the '80s and early '90s, whenever the New York Rangers played.
The Rangers won the Stanley Cup in 1940, then proceeded to go through more than half a century before lifting the Holy Grail of hockey again.
As years went on, the Rangers' championship exile became the subject of taunting by fans of rivals New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils.
everything2.com /index.pl?node=1940   (194 words)

  
 WSDOT - Tacoma Narrows Bridge: Extreme History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The bridge became famous as "the most dramatic failure in bridge engineering history." Now, it's also "one of the world's largest man-made reefs." The sunken remains of Galloping Gertie were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992 to protect her from salvagers.
The story of the failure of the 1940 Narrows Bridge and the success of the Current Narrows Bridge is a great American saga.
The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, completed and destroyed in 1940, earned the nickname "Galloping Gertie." We use the "Gertie" label or "1940 Narrows Bridge." The bridge we drive over today was completed in 1950.
www.wsdot.wa.gov /TNBhistory   (616 words)

  
 MI5 | National Archives releases, 4 Sep 2006: Right-Wing Extremists - British Union of Fascists post-1940   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This collection of reconstructed files of Security Service information about the British Union of Fascists after it was banned in 1940 give a detailed picture of the organisation and its activities from 1940 to 1945.
The files, in reports from police authorities, memoranda, minutes and intercepted correspondence, give an account of the activities of the remaining adherents of the BUF after its leaders were interned in 1940.
The report on Fascist activity since 1940 (the first of several in these files) at serial 1757A includes details of the early development of the British National Party (BNP).A further report on the BNP drawn up for RSLOs is at 1802Z in KV 3/279.
www.mi5.gov.uk /output/Page521.html   (270 words)

  
 The London Blitz, 1940
The appearance of German bombers in the skies over London during the afternoon of September 7, 1940 heralded a tactical shift in Hitler's attempt to subdue Great Britain.
Johnson, David, The London Blitz : The City Ablaze, December 29, 1940 (1981); Pyle Ernie, Ernie Pyle in England (1941), Reprinted in Commager, Henry Steele, The Story of the Second World War (1945).
"The London Blitz, 1940," EyeWitness to History, www.eyewitnesstohistory.com (2001).
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /blitz.htm   (1168 words)

  
 1940 World Series - CIN vs. DET - Baseball-Reference.com
1940 World Series - CIN vs. DET - Baseball-Reference.com
1940 World Series (4-3): Cincinnati Reds (100-53) over Detroit Tigers (90-64)
Search the P.I. Play Index for your own Postseason leaderboards and facts.
www.baseball-reference.com /postseason/1940_WS.shtml   (1401 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Franco-German Armistice : June 25, 1940
The Avalon Project : Franco-German Armistice : June 25, 1940
Between the chief of the High Command of the armed forces, Col. Gen.
From there it goes at a distance of twenty kilometers east of the Tours-Angouléme-Liborune railway line and extends through Mont de Marsan and Orthez to the Spanish border.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/wwii/frgearm.htm   (1806 words)

  
 ::1940::
The Phoney War had far reaching political consequences for Britain.
Presumably, if the cabinet agreed with Gort's assessment, the Cabinet would have instructed him to effectively disobey the commands of the French!
He was not to be so lucky in 1940.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /1940.htm   (800 words)

  
 Iraq and the ghosts of 1940 - Commentary - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Holocaust led to creation of the Israeli state in the heart of Dar al Islam, prompting further a series of conflicts that have traumatized the region and may continue indefinitely.
The ghosts of 1940 remain alive and malevolent.
If not, expect our grandchildren to ponder the ghosts of 2006, as their forebears once pondered the ghosts of 1940.
www.washtimes.com /commentary/20061129-091007-5271r.htm   (768 words)

  
 Electronic Code of Federal Regulations:
Exhibit E to Subpart G of Part 1940 --Implementation Procedures for the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
Exhibit L to Subpart G of Part 1940 --Exceptions to Restrictions of Coastal Barrier Resources Act
Exhibit M to Subpart G of Part 1940 --Implementation Procedures for the Conservation of Wetlands and Highly Erodible Land Affecting Farmer Program Loans and Loans to Indian Tribes and Tribal Corporations
ecfr.gpoaccess.gov /cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title07/7cfr1940_main_02.tpl   (513 words)

  
 The Collected Writings of Leon Trotsky - 1940
1940: Letter to the Workers of the USSR
1940: The Comintern and GPU [One of Trotsky’s last articles – 119k]
1940: The Character of the Russian Revolution as Foreseen by Plekhanov, Lenin and Trotsky (54k, excerpt from Stalin)
www.marxists.org /archive/trotsky/works/1940.htm   (127 words)

  
 Amazon.com: 1940: Automotive   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Best Films of 1940: A list by J.
OTC 1940 4-1/8" 3/4" Drive 8 Point Bearing Locknut Socket
1940 40 Cadillac Street Sign - HUGE REFLECTIVE SIGN 6 x 24 in.
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=1940&index=automotive&page=1   (546 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.