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1940

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1940 by topic:
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1940 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1940
MCMXL
Ab urbe condita 2693
Armenian calendar 1389
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԹ
Assyrian calendar 6690
Bahá'í calendar 96–97
Bengali calendar 1347
Berber calendar 2890
British Regnal year Geo. 6 – 5 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2484
Burmese calendar 1302
Byzantine calendar 7448–7449
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
4636 or 4576
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4637 or 4577
Coptic calendar 1656–1657
Discordian calendar 3106
Ethiopian calendar 1932–1933
Hebrew calendar 5700–5701
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1996–1997
 - Shaka Samvat 1861–1862
 - Kali Yuga 5040–5041
Holocene calendar 11940
Igbo calendar 940–941
Iranian calendar 1318–1319
Islamic calendar 1358–1359
Japanese calendar Shōwa 15
(昭和15年)
Javanese calendar 1870–1871
Juche calendar 29
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4273
Minguo calendar ROC 29
民國29年
Nanakshahi calendar 472
Thai solar calendar 2482–2483

1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1940th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 940th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1940s decade.

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.


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