Historical Events on September 3, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 39.4 cm rainfall at Sapulpa, Oklahoma (state record)
  • Dutch government in exile of Gerbrandy forms in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler orders invasion in England on Sept 21 (Operation Seelöwe/Sealion)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Sicherheits police bans Free masons, Rotary & Red Cross
  • US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease