September 15, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Climax of the Battle of Britain, tide turns as Luftwaffe lose 56 aircraft, RAF 28
  • Luftwaffe bombs Bristol Aeroplane Company

Event of interestEvent of Interest

PM Winston Churchill visits 11 Fighter Group, RAF

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Birthdays in History

  • Norman [Richard] Spinrad, US, sci-fi author (Child of Fortune)

Deaths in History

  • Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 37