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Events in ... 1940 ...

In 1940 Ralph Paget 1864-1940 (76) died .

In 1940 Mary Caroline Grey Countess Minto 1858-1940 (82) died

In 1940 George Francis Alexander Seymour 7th Marquess Hertford 1871-1940 (69) died . His nephew Hugh Seymour 8th Marquess Hertford 1930-1997 (9) succeeded as 8th Marquess Hertford .

In 1940 George Frederick Seymour 1881-1940 (59) died .

In 1940 Nina Heathcote-Willoughby-Drummond 1869-1940 (71) died .

In 1940 Alice Marion Harbord Baroness Fitzwalter 1857-1940 (82) died .

In 1940 Maria Glücksburg 1876-1940 (64) died

In 1940 Christopher Glücksburg 1888-1940 (52) died

In 1940 Esther Ann Strickland -1940 died

In 1940 Max Mosley 1940- was born to Oswald Mosley 6th Baronet Ancoats 1896-1980 (43) and Diana Mitford 1910-2003 (29) .

In 1940 Wilhelm Hohenzollern 1906-1940 (34) died

Jan 1940

12 Jan 1940

On 12 Jan 1940 Charles Fitzroy 5th Baron Southampton 1904-1989 (36) and Phyllis Joan Leslie Baroness Southampton were married . Phyllis Joan Leslie Baroness Southampton by marriage Baroness Southampton .

Mar 1940

22 Mar 1940

On 22 Mar 1940 Winifred Coke 1851-1940 (89) died

On 22 Mar 1940 Evelyn Campbell 1855-1940 (84) died

May 1940

08 May 1940

On 08 May 1940 James Antony Butler 1916-1940 (23) died without issue.

18 May 1940

On 18 May 1940 Eva Frances Caroline Bateson -1940 died .

23 May 1940

On 23 May 1940 John Creighton 5th Earl Erne 1907-1940 (32) died

28 May 1940

On 28 May 1940 Frederick Charles I King Finland 1868-1940 (72) died

30 May 1940

Second World War

On 30 May 1940 Frederick Cambridge 1907-1940 (32) was killed during the World War Two

Jun 1940

02 Jun 1940

On 02 Jun 1940 Constantine II King Hellenes 1940- was born to Paul I King Greece 1901-1964 (38) and Frederica Hanover Queen Consort Greece 1917-1981 (23) .

Sep 1940

06 Sep 1940

On 06 Sep 1940 King Carol II Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen 1893-1953 (46) abdicated Carol II King Romania .

Oct 1940

09 Oct 1940

On 09 Oct 1940 John Lennon Musician 1940-1980 was born in Liverpool Maternity Hospital .

Nov 1940

21 Nov 1940

On 21 Nov 1940 Violet Hermione Graham Duchess Montrose 1854-1940 (86) died

Dec 1940

12 Dec 1940

On 12 Dec 1940 Philip Kerr 11th Marquess Lothian 1882-1940 (58) died at Washington DC .

28 Dec 1940

On 28 Dec 1940 George Vivian 4th Baron Vivian 1878-1940 (62) died .