November 4, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Eggs & cake rationed in Netherlands

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway divorces 2nd wife Pauline Pfeiffer


Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Manuel Azaña, Prime Minister of Spain (1931-33) and 2nd President of the Spanish Republic (1936-39), dies of a heart attack at 60 while in exile in France

President of the Spanish Republic Manuel Azaña
President of the Spanish Republic
Manuel Azaña