May 24, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Dutch army demobilizes
  • Dutch Queen Wilhelmina speaks on BBC radio
  • German tanks reach Atrecht France

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler affirms Gen von Rundstedts "Stopbevel"

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Birthdays in History

  • Joseph Brodsky, USSR, author (Less than 1, Nobel 1987)