May 20, 2022

1940 (1940) is a leap year starting on Monday according to the Christian era (Gregorian calendar). Showa 15 years.

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Zodiac: Yang Metal Dragon Japan (dates match) Showa 15 2600 years of imperial era Manchuria, China (dates match) Republic of China 29 years Manchuria, Kangde 7 years Korea Dangun 4273 Subject 29 years Nguyen Dynasty (Vietnam) November 22, 2014-December 3, 2015 People's Republic of Mongolia (dates match) People's Republic of Mongolia January 1, 2018-June 30 Buddhist calendar: 2482-2483 Islamic calendar: November 20, 1358-December 1, 1359 Jewish calendar: April 20, 5700-April 1, 5701 Modified Julian Day (MJD): 29629 --29994 Lilian Date (LD): 130470 --130835




January 11-Sokichi Tsuda resigns as a professor at Waseda University January 12-Soviet Union air raids on Finnish cities January 14-Abe Cabinet resignations January 15-A big fire in Shizuoka City. 5121 houses burned down, 4 dead January 16-US Cabinet established January 21-Asama Maru Incident. A British warship inspects the Asama Maru off the coast of Boso and attracts 21 German passengers. January 28-A snow avalanche occurred in Kamitaira Village, Toyama Prefecture (currently Nanto City). 21 people in 8 houses died. January 29-Nishisei Line train derailment fire accident. January-Record heavy snowfall on the coast of the Sea of ​​Japan such as the Hokuriku region until March. 116 dead / missing


February 2-Takao Saito's rebel speech. February 11-The 2600th anniversary of the founding of the country based on Japanese mythology. Celebration held in 2600 AD. Many prisoners, including Sada Abe, are amnesty. February 12-Sokichi Tsuda's "Study of the History of the Gods" will be banned. February 16-British and German military clashes in Norwegian waters (Altmark incident) February 27-Carbon-14 discovered by Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben. February 29-Announcement of the US Academy Awards. Hattie McDaniel, who played Mommy in "Gone with the Wind," won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and became the first black man to win an Academy Award.


March 6-Imperial Japanese Airways launches regular Yokohama-Saipan-Palau route March 7-The House of Representatives dismisses Takao Saito, a civilian party, due to criticism of war policy March 12-Soviet Union-Finland Peace Treaty Signed in Moscow (End of Winter War) March 20-French Daladier Cabinet Resignations-Lenault Cabinet Established March 28-Expulsion of hostile words: Ministry of Home Affairs announces prohibition of foreign names and playful stage names of entertainers (Miss Wakana, Dick Mine, Bucky Shirakata, Fujiwara Kamashita, etc. 16 people) March 30-Wang Jingwei establishes pro-Japanese government in Nanjing (Nanjing government).


April 1st Enforcement of revision of income tax law enforcement rules (start of tax withholding of working income) Enforcement of the Religious Organizations Law (28 denominations) April 5-Established S & B Foods April 9- German troops invade the Kingdom of Denmark and Norway (invasion of Northern Europe), Denmark surrenders. Established Japan Newsreel (later Japanreel) (integrated newsreel divisions of 4 newspapers) April 10-Rice grain compulsory shipping order issued


May 10 German troops start invading the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and France (Nazi Germany invades France, the Battle of the Netherlands) British Chamberlain Cabinet Resignations-Churchill National Unity Government Established Britain invades Iceland May 13 A large-scale destructive looting (Lima expulsion riot case) occurred in Perulima against Japanese immigrant-owned shops. May 15 A large fire broke out in Shimodate-cho, Makabe-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture (currently Chikusei City) (a large fire in Inari-cho). 39 casualties. Netherlands surrenders to Germany May 18-Japanese troops raid Chongqing (Chongqing bombing,-September 4). May 28-Belgium surrenders to Germany


America is a wartime regime