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02/07/1940 – RKO release Walt Disney's second full-length animated film, Pinocchio.
02/20/1940 – Tom and Jerry make their debut in Puss Gets the Boot.
02/27/1940 – Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14.
03/02/1940 -  Cartoon character Elmer Fudd makes his debut in the animated short Elmer's Candid Camera.
04/01/1940 - April Fools' Day is also the census date for the 16th U.S. Census.
04/07/1940 - Booker T. Washington becomes the first African American to be depicted on a United States postage stamp.
04/12/1940 - Opening day at Jamaica Racetrack features the use of pari-mutuel betting equipment, a departure from bookmaking heretofore used exclusively throughout New York state. Other NY tracks follow suit later in 1940.
04/21/1940 - Take It or Leave It makes it debut on CBS Radio, with Bob Hawk as host.
04/23/1940 - A fire at the Rhythm Night Club in Natchez, Mississippi kills 198.
05/15/1940-  The very first McDonald's restaurant opens in San Bernardino, California.
Women's stockings made of nylon are first placed on sale across the U.S. Almost five million pairs are bought on this day.
05/16/1940-  U.S. President Robert A. Taft, addressing a joint session of Congress, asks for an extraordinary credit of approximately $900 million to finance construction of at least 50,000 airplanes per year.
05/29/1940 – The Vought XF4U-1 makes its first flight.
06/10/1940 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounces Italy's actions with his speech during the graduation ceremonies of the University of Virginia.
06/14/1940 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Naval Expansion Act into law, which aims to increase the United States Navy's tonnage by 11%.
06/16/1940 – The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is held for the first time in Sturgis, South Dakota.
06/24/1940 – Conservative Party begins its national convention in Philadelphia and renominates Robert A. Taft as its candidate for president.
07/01/1940 - The doomed first Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens for business, built with an 8-foot (2.4 m) girder and 190 feet (58 m) above the water, as the third longest suspension bridge in the world.
07/15/1940 - Progressive Party begins its national convention in Chicago, and nominates Sen. Burton K. Wheeler for president.
07/27/1940 – Bugs Bunny makes his debut in the Oscar-nominated cartoon short, A Wild Hare.
08/04/1940 – Gen. John J. Pershing, in a nationwide radio broadcast, urges all-out aid to Britain in order to defend the Americas, while Charles Lindbergh speaks to an isolationist rally at Soldier Field in Chicago.
09/02/1940 – An agreement between America and Great Britain is announced to the effect that 50 U.S. destroyers needed for escort work will be transferred to Great Britain. In return, America gains 99-year leases on British bases in the North Atlantic, West Indies and Bermuda.
09/12/1940 – The Hercules Munitions Plant in Succasunna-Kenvil, New Jersey explodes, killing 55 people.
09/16/1940 – The Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 is signed into law by Franklin D. Roosevelt, creating the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.
 The draft registration of approximately 16 million men begins in the United States.
09/26/1940 – The United States imposes a total embargo on all scrap metal shipments to Japan.
10/29/1940 – The Selective Service System lottery is held in Washington, D.C..
11/05/1940: Conservative incumbent Robert A. Taft narrowly defeats Progressive challenger Burton K. Wheeler.
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President Robert A. Taft (C-OH)/Vice-President Styles Bridges (C-NH) 266 EV, 50% PV

Sen. Burton K. Wheeler (P-MT)/Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace (P-IA) 265 EV, 49.9% PV

11/07/1940 – In Tacoma, Washington, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge (nicknamed the "Galloping Gertie") collapses in a 42-mile-per-hour (68 km/h) wind storm, causing the center span of the bridge to sway. When it collapses, a 600-foot-long (180 m) design of the center span falls 190 feet above the water, killing Tubby, a black male cocker spaniel dog.
11/11/1940 – Armistice Day Blizzard: An unexpected blizzard kills 144 in U.S. Midwest.
11/12/1940 – Case of Hansberry v. Lee, 311 U.S. 32 (1940), decided, allowing a racially restrictive covenant to be lifted.
11/13/1940 – Walt Disney's Fantasia is released. It is the first box office failure for Disney, though it eventually recoups its cost years later, and becomes one of the most highly regarded of Disney's films.
11/16/1940 – An unexploded pipe bomb is found in the Consolidated Edison office building.
12/08/1940 – The Chicago Bears, in what will become the most one-sided victory in National Football League history, defeat the Washington Redskins 73–0 in the 1940 NFL Championship Game.
12/17/1940 – President Taft, at his regular press conference, first sets forth the outline of his plan to send aid to Great Britain that will become known as Lend-Lease.
12/29/1940 –Robert A. Taft, in a fireside chat to the nation, declares that the United States must become "the great arsenal of democracy."
12/30/1940 – California's first modern freeway, the future State Route 110, opens to traffic in Pasadena, California, as the Arroyo Seco Parkway (now the Pasadena Freeway).
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Never Gonna Say Goodbye: Second Term of Robert A. Taft
Secretary of State: Cordell Hull (C-TN)
Secretary of Treasury: Frank Knox (C-IL)
Attorney General: Thomas Dewey (C-NY)
Secretary of War: Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (P-NY)
Secretary of Interior: Jeanette Rankin (P-MT)
Secretary of Navy: Alf Landon (P-KS)
Postmaster General: Charles McNary (C-OR)
Secretary of Agriculture: Wendell Wilkie (C-IN)
Secretary of Labor: Frances Perkins (P-MA)
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02/07/1940 – RKO release Walt Disney's second full-length animated film, Pinocchio.
02/20/1940 – Tom and Jerry make their debut in Puss Gets the Boot.
02/27/1940 – Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14.
03/02/1940 -  Cartoon character Elmer Fudd makes his debut in the animated short Elmer's Candid Camera.
04/01/1940 - April Fools' Day is also the census date for the 16th U.S. Census.
04/07/1940 - Booker T. Washington becomes the first African American to be depicted on a United States postage stamp.
04/12/1940 - Opening day at Jamaica Racetrack features the use of pari-mutuel betting equipment, a departure from bookmaking heretofore used exclusively throughout New York state. Other NY tracks follow suit later in 1940.
04/21/1940 - Take It or Leave It makes it debut on CBS Radio, with Bob Hawk as host.
04/23/1940 - A fire at the Rhythm Night Club in Natchez, Mississippi kills 198.
05/15/1940-  The very first McDonald's restaurant opens in San Bernardino, California.
Women's stockings made of nylon are first placed on sale across the U.S. Almost five million pairs are bought on this day.
05/16/1940-  U.S. President Robert A. Taft, addressing a joint session of Congress, asks for an extraordinary credit of approximately $900 million to finance construction of at least 50,000 airplanes per year.
05/29/1940 – The Vought XF4U-1 makes its first flight.
06/10/1940 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounces Italy's actions with his speech during the graduation ceremonies of the University of Virginia.
06/14/1940 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Naval Expansion Act into law, which aims to increase the United States Navy's tonnage by 11%.
06/16/1940 – The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is held for the first time in Sturgis, South Dakota.
06/24/1940 – Conservative Party begins its national convention in Philadelphia and renominates Robert A. Taft as its candidate for president.
07/01/1940 - The doomed first Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens for business, built with an 8-foot (2.4 m) girder and 190 feet (58 m) above the water, as the third longest suspension bridge in the world.
07/15/1940 - Progressive Party begins its national convention in Chicago, and nominates Sen. Burton K. Wheeler for president.
07/27/1940 – Bugs Bunny makes his debut in the Oscar-nominated cartoon short, A Wild Hare.
08/04/1940 – Gen. John J. Pershing, in a nationwide radio broadcast, urges all-out aid to Britain in order to defend the Americas, while Charles Lindbergh speaks to an isolationist rally at Soldier Field in Chicago.
09/02/1940 – An agreement between America and Great Britain is announced to the effect that 50 U.S. destroyers needed for escort work will be transferred to Great Britain. In return, America gains 99-year leases on British bases in the North Atlantic, West Indies and Bermuda.
09/12/1940 – The Hercules Munitions Plant in Succasunna-Kenvil, New Jersey explodes, killing 55 people.
09/16/1940 – The Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 is signed into law by Franklin D. Roosevelt, creating the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.
 The draft registration of approximately 16 million men begins in the United States.
09/26/1940 – The United States imposes a total embargo on all scrap metal shipments to Japan.
10/29/1940 – The Selective Service System lottery is held in Washington, D.C..
11/05/1940: Conservative incumbent Robert A. Taft narrowly defeats Progressive challenger Burton K. Wheeler.
(NOTE: Yes, I'm using old color scheme now)


President Robert A. Taft (C-OH)/Vice-President Styles Bridges (C-NH) 266 EV, 50% PV

Sen. Burton K. Wheeler (P-MT)/Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace (P-IA) 265 EV, 49.9% PV

11/07/1940 – In Tacoma, Washington, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge (nicknamed the "Galloping Gertie") collapses in a 42-mile-per-hour (68 km/h) wind storm, causing the center span of the bridge to sway. When it collapses, a 600-foot-long (180 m) design of the center span falls 190 feet above the water, killing Tubby, a black male cocker spaniel dog.
11/11/1940 – Armistice Day Blizzard: An unexpected blizzard kills 144 in U.S. Midwest.
11/12/1940 – Case of Hansberry v. Lee, 311 U.S. 32 (1940), decided, allowing a racially restrictive covenant to be lifted.
11/13/1940 – Walt Disney's Fantasia is released. It is the first box office failure for Disney, though it eventually recoups its cost years later, and becomes one of the most highly regarded of Disney's films.
11/16/1940 – An unexploded pipe bomb is found in the Consolidated Edison office building.
12/08/1940 – The Chicago Bears, in what will become the most one-sided victory in National Football League history, defeat the Washington Redskins 73–0 in the 1940 NFL Championship Game.
12/17/1940 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt, at his regular press conference, first sets forth the outline of his plan to send aid to Great Britain that will become known as Lend-Lease.
12/29/1940 – Franklin D. Roosevelt, in a fireside chat to the nation, declares that the United States must become "the great arsenal of democracy."
12/30/1940 – California's first modern freeway, the future State Route 110, opens to traffic in Pasadena, California, as the Arroyo Seco Parkway (now the Pasadena Freeway).


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01/04/1941 – The short subject Elmer's Pet Rabbit is released, marking the second appearance of Bugs Bunny, and also the first to have his name on a title card.
01/06/1941 – The keel of the USS Missouri is laid at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn.
01/10/1941 – Lend-Lease is introduced into the U.S. Congress.
01/13/1941 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law 8 U.S.C. § 1402.
01/20/1941 – Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes swears in U.S. President Robert A. Taft for his second term.
01/27/1941 – U.S. Ambassador to Japan Joseph C. Grew passes on to Washington a rumor overheard at a diplomatic reception about a planned surprise attack upon Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
02/04/1941 – The United Service Organization (USO) is created to entertain American troops.
02/08/1941– The U.S. House of Representatives passes the Lend-Lease Act (260–165).
02/09/1941 – Winston Churchill, in a worldwide broadcast, asks the United States to show its support by sending arms to the British: "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job."
02/14/1941 – Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura begins his duties as Japanese ambassador to the United States.
03/01/1941 - W47NV begins operations in Nashville, Tennessee, becoming the first FM radio station.
 Arthur L. Bristol becomes Rear Admiral for the U.S. Navy's Support Force, Atlantic Fleet.
03/08/1941 – The U.S. Senate passes the Lend-Lease Act (60–31).
03/11/1941 – President Taft signs the Lend-Lease Act into law, allowing American-built war supplies to be shipped to the Allies on loan.
03/16/1941 – A fleet of U.S. warships arrive in Auckland, New Zealand on a goodwill visit. On March 20, they visit Sydney, Australia.
03/17/1941 – In Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Robert A. Taft.
03/22/1941 – Washington's Grand Coulee Dam begins to generate electricity.
03/27/1941 – Japanese spy Takeo Yoshikawa arrives in Honolulu, Hawaii and begins to study the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor.
03/30/1941 – All German, Italian, and Danish ships anchored in United States waters are taken into "protective custody".
04/09/1941 – The U.S. acquires full military defense rights in Greenland.
04/10/1941 – The U.S. destroyer Niblack, while picking up survivors from a sunken Dutch freighter, drops depth charges on a German U-Boat.
04/15/1941 – The U.S. begins shipping Lend-Lease aid to China.
05/01/1941 – Orson Welles' film Citizen Kane premieres in New York City.
The first Series E "War Bonds" and Defense Savings Stamps go on sale in the United States, to help fund the greatly increased production of military equipment.
05/06/1941 - At California's March Field, entertainer Bob Hope performs his first USO Show.
05/15/1941 – Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak begins as the New York Yankee center fielder goes one for 4 against Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Smith.
05/21/1941 – 950 miles off the coast of Brazil, the freighter SS Robin Moor becomes the first United States ship sunk by a German U-boat.
05/27/1941 – President Taft proclaims an "unlimited national emergency."
06/14/1941 – All German and Italian assets in the United States are frozen.
06/16/1941 -  All German and Italian consulates in the United States are ordered closed and their staffs to leave the country by July 10.
06/20/1941 - The United States Army Air Forces come into being, taking over the former United States Army Air Corps.
Walt Disney's live-action animated feature, The Reluctant Dragon, is released.
07/07/1941 – American forces take over the defense of Iceland from the British.
07/26/1941 – In response to the Japanese occupation of French Indo-China, U.S. President Robert A. Taft orders the seizure of all Japanese assets in the United States.
General Douglas MacArthur is named commander of all U.S. forces in the Philippines; the Philippines Army is ordered nationalized by President Taft.
07/30/1941 - The U.S. gunboat Tutuila is attacked by Japanese aircraft while anchored in the Yangtze River at Chungking. Japan apologizes for the incident the following day.
08/01/1941 -  U.S. President Taft bans the export of U.S. aviation fuel from the western hemisphere except to Britain and allies
08/06/1941 - Six-year-old Elaine Esposito undergoes an appendectomy and lapses into a coma that lasts for a record-breaking 37 years until her death in 1978.
08/09/1941 – Robert A. Taft and Winston Churchill meet at Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Atlantic Charter is created as a result.
08/12/1941 - By one vote (203–202), the U.S. House of Representatives passes legislation extending the draft period for selectees and the National Guard from 1 year to 30 months.
08/31/1941 – The Great Gildersleeve debuts on NBC Radio.
09/04/1941 – The USS Greer becomes the first United States ship fired upon by a German submarine in the war, even though the United States is a neutral power. Tension heightens between the nations as a result.
09/27/1941 – The first Liberty Ship, the SS Patrick Henry, is launched at Baltimore, Maryland.
09/29/1941 – The first Moscow Conference begins; U.S. representative Averell Harriman and British representative Lord Beaverbrook meet with Soviet foreign minister Molotov to arrange urgent assistance for Russia.
10/17/1941 - The destroyer USS Kearny is torpedoed and damaged near Iceland, killing 11 sailors (the first American military casualties of the war).
10/23/1941 – Walt Disney's animated film Dumbo is released.
10/30/1941 – Robert A. Taft approves US$1 billion in Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union.
10/31/1941 – After 14 years of work, drilling is completed on Mount Rushmore.
The destroyer USS Reuben James is torpedoed by a German U-boat near Iceland, killing more than 100 United States Navy sailors.
11/10/1941 – Britain and USA declare war on Japan.
11/24/1941 – The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French.
11/26/1941– U.S. President Robert A. Taft signs a bill establishing the 4th Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States (this partly reverses a 1939 action by Taft that changed the celebration of Thanksgiving to the third Thursday of November).
11/27/1941 – A group of young men stop traffic on U.S. Highway 99 south of Yreka, California, handing out fliers proclaiming the establishment of the State of Jefferson.
12/01/1941 – World War II: Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor of New York City and Director of the Office of Civilian Defense, signs Administrative Order 9, creating the Civil Air Patrol under the authority of the United States Army Air Force.
12/04/1941 – The State of Jefferson is declared in Yreka, California, with John C. Childs as a governor.
12/07/1941 – The Japanese Navy launches a surprise attack on the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor.
12/08/1941 – Robert A. Taft gives his Infamy Speech.
12/11/1941 – Japanese troops land at Wake Island.
Italy declares war on the United States.
12/12/1941 – Hungary and Romania declare war on the United States.
The United States seizes the French ship SS Normandie.
12/20/1941 -  Admiral Ernst King is appointed C-in-C of the US fleet
12/26/1941 – Winston Churchill becomes the first British Prime Minister to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
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01/04/1941 – The short subject Elmer's Pet Rabbit is released, marking the second appearance of Bugs Bunny, and also the first to have his name on a title card.
01/06/1941 – The keel of the USS Missouri is laid at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn.
01/10/1941 – Lend-Lease is introduced into the U.S. Congress.
01/13/1941 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law 8 U.S.C. § 1402.
01/20/1941 – Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes swears in U.S. President Robert A. Taft for his second term.
01/27/1941 – U.S. Ambassador to Japan Joseph C. Grew passes on to Washington a rumor overheard at a diplomatic reception about a planned surprise attack upon Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
02/04/1941 – The United Service Organization (USO) is created to entertain American troops.
02/08/1941– The U.S. House of Representatives passes the Lend-Lease Act (260–165).
02/09/1941 – Winston Churchill, in a worldwide broadcast, asks the United States to show its support by sending arms to the British: "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job."
02/14/1941 – Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura begins his duties as Japanese ambassador to the United States.
03/01/1941 - W47NV begins operations in Nashville, Tennessee, becoming the first FM radio station.
 Arthur L. Bristol becomes Rear Admiral for the U.S. Navy's Support Force, Atlantic Fleet.
03/08/1941 – The U.S. Senate passes the Lend-Lease Act (60–31).
03/11/1941 – President Taft signs the Lend-Lease Act into law, allowing American-built war supplies to be shipped to the Allies on loan.
03/16/1941 – A fleet of U.S. warships arrive in Auckland, New Zealand on a goodwill visit. On March 20, they visit Sydney, Australia.
03/17/1941 – In Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Robert A. Taft.
03/22/1941 – Washington's Grand Coulee Dam begins to generate electricity.
03/27/1941 – Japanese spy Takeo Yoshikawa arrives in Honolulu, Hawaii and begins to study the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor.
03/30/1941 – All German, Italian, and Danish ships anchored in United States waters are taken into "protective custody".
04/09/1941 – The U.S. acquires full military defense rights in Greenland.
04/10/1941 – The U.S. destroyer Niblack, while picking up survivors from a sunken Dutch freighter, drops depth charges on a German U-Boat.
04/15/1941 – The U.S. begins shipping Lend-Lease aid to China.
05/01/1941 – Orson Welles' film Citizen Kane premieres in New York City.
The first Series E "War Bonds" and Defense Savings Stamps go on sale in the United States, to help fund the greatly increased production of military equipment.
05/06/1941 - At California's March Field, entertainer Bob Hope performs his first USO Show.
05/15/1941 – Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak begins as the New York Yankee center fielder goes one for 4 against Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Smith.
05/21/1941 – 950 miles off the coast of Brazil, the freighter SS Robin Moor becomes the first United States ship sunk by a German U-boat.
05/27/1941 – President Taft proclaims an "unlimited national emergency."
06/14/1941 – All German and Italian assets in the United States are frozen.
06/16/1941 -  All German and Italian consulates in the United States are ordered closed and their staffs to leave the country by July 10.
06/20/1941 - The United States Army Air Forces come into being, taking over the former United States Army Air Corps.
Walt Disney's live-action animated feature, The Reluctant Dragon, is released.
07/07/1941 – American forces take over the defense of Iceland from the British.
07/26/1941 – In response to the Japanese occupation of French Indo-China, U.S. President Robert A. Taft orders the seizure of all Japanese assets in the United States.
General Douglas MacArthur is named commander of all U.S. forces in the Philippines; the Philippines Army is ordered nationalized by President Roosevelt.
07/30/1941 - The U.S. gunboat Tutuila is attacked by Japanese aircraft while anchored in the Yangtze River at Chungking. Japan apologizes for the incident the following day.
08/01/1941 -  U.S. President Taft bans the export of U.S. aviation fuel from the western hemisphere except to Britain and allies
08/06/1941 - Six-year-old Elaine Esposito undergoes an appendectomy and lapses into a coma that lasts for a record-breaking 37 years until her death in 1978.
08/09/1941 – Robert A. Taft and Winston Churchill meet at Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Atlantic Charter is created as a result.
08/12/1941 - By one vote (203–202), the U.S. House of Representatives passes legislation extending the draft period for selectees and the National Guard from 1 year to 30 months.
08/31/1941 – The Great Gildersleeve debuts on NBC Radio.
09/04/1941 – The USS Greer becomes the first United States ship fired upon by a German submarine in the war, even though the United States is a neutral power. Tension heightens between the nations as a result.
09/27/1941 – The first Liberty Ship, the SS Patrick Henry, is launched at Baltimore, Maryland.
09/29/1941 – The first Moscow Conference begins; U.S. representative Averell Harriman and British representative Lord Beaverbrook meet with Soviet foreign minister Molotov to arrange urgent assistance for Russia.
10/17/1941 - The destroyer USS Kearny is torpedoed and damaged near Iceland, killing 11 sailors (the first American military casualties of the war).
10/23/1941 – Walt Disney's animated film Dumbo is released.
10/30/1941 – Franklin D. Roosevelt approves US$1 billion in Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union.
10/31/1941 – After 14 years of work, drilling is completed on Mount Rushmore.
The destroyer USS Reuben James is torpedoed by a German U-boat near Iceland, killing more than 100 United States Navy sailors.
11/10/1941 – Britain and USA declare war on Japan.
11/24/1941 – The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French.
11/26/1941– U.S. President Robert A. Taft signs a bill establishing the 4th Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States (this partly reverses a 1939 action by Taft that changed the celebration of Thanksgiving to the third Thursday of November).
11/27/1941 – A group of young men stop traffic on U.S. Highway 99 south of Yreka, California, handing out fliers proclaiming the establishment of the State of Jefferson.
12/01/1941 – World War II: Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor of New York City and Director of the Office of Civilian Defense, signs Administrative Order 9, creating the Civil Air Patrol under the authority of the United States Army Air Force.
12/04/1941 – The State of Jefferson is declared in Yreka, California, with John C. Childs as a governor.
12/07/1941 – The Japanese Navy launches a surprise attack on the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor.
12/08/1941 – Franklin Roosevelt gives his Infamy Speech.
12/11/1941 – Japanese troops land at Wake Island.
Italy declares war on the United States.
12/12/1941 – Hungary and Romania declare war on the United States.
The United States seizes the French ship SS Normandie.
12/20/1941 -  Admiral Ernst King is appointed C-in-C of the US fleet
12/26/1941 – Winston Churchill becomes the first British Prime Minister to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.


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I know firsthand how hard it is to filter real life out from your TL; try proof reading it twice-over before you post, maybe even put your updates in Microsoft Word first to ensure all grammar and spelling is correct if you have Office
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Also, keep the focus on what the president & congress are doing. A number of events here seem to be taken out if real life.
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Also, keep the focus on what the president & congress are doing. A number of events here seem to be taken out if real life.
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01/01/1942 – Sales of new cars are banned to save steel.
 The United States and Philippines troops fight the Battle of Bataan.
01/10/1942 - The last German air-raid on Liverpool destroys the home of William Patrick Hitler, Adolf Hitler's nephew. After his house is destroyed, William Hitler goes to the USA and joins the navy to fight against his uncle.
01/16/1942 – Actress Carole Lombard and her mother are among those killed in a plane crash near Las Vegas, Nevada, while returning from a tour to promote the sale of war bonds.
01/19/1942 -  Japanese forces invade Burma. The United States VIII Bomber Command, later to become the Eighth Air Force, is established in Savannah, Georgia.
01/25/1942 - Thailand declares war on the United States and United Kingdom.
01/26/1942 - The first American forces arrive in Europe, landing in Northern Ireland.
02/02/1942 -  President Taft signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.
02/08/1942 - Top United States military leaders hold their first formal meeting to discuss American military strategy in the war.
Daylight saving time goes into effect in the United States.
02/09/1942 - The SS Normandie Ocean Liner catches fire while being converted into the troopship USS Lafayette.
02/10/1942 – In the early hours of the morning the SS Normandie capsizes at pier 88 in New York City.
02/19/1942 – President Robert A. Taft signs executive order 9066 allowing the United States military to define areas as exclusionary zones. These zones affect the Japanese on the West Coast, and Germans and Italians primarily on the East Coast.
02/20/1942 – Lieutenant Edward O'Hare becomes America's first World War II flying ace.
02/22/1942 - President Taft orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defense of the nation collapses.
02/23/1942 - The Japanese submarine I-17 fires destroyes an oil refinery near Santa Barbara, California.
02/24/1942 - The Voice of America begins broadcasting.
02/25/1942 - Japanese attack on Los Angeles is fighted off.
02/26/1942 – The 14th Academy Awards ceremony is held in Los Angeles; How Green Was My Valley wins Best Picture.
Construction begins on the Badger Army Ammunition Plant (the largest in the United States during WWII).
03/09/1942 - Executive order 9082 (February 28, 1942) reorganizes the United States Army into three major commands: Army Ground Forces, Army Air Forces, and Services of Supply, later redesignated Army Service Forces.
04/03/1942 - Japanese forces begin an all-out assault on the United States and Filipino troops on the Bataan Peninsula.
05/06/1942 - On Corregidor, the last American and Filipino forces in the Philippines surrender to the Japanese.
05/14/1942 - Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait is performed for the first time by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
05/15/1942 - In the United States, a bill creating the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) is signed into law.
05/20/1942 - The first African-American seamen are taken into the United States Navy.
06/04-07/1942 - The United States Navy defeats an Imperial Japanese Navy attack against Midway Atoll.
06/07/1942 - Japanese forces invade the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.
06/13/1942 - The United States opens its Office of War Information, a propaganda center.
06/21/1942 - Fort Stevens, Oregon destroyed by a Japanese submarine.
07/04/1942 - US Eighth Air Force flies its first inauspicious mission in Europe using borrowed British planes; six aircraft went out, only three came back.
07/19/1942 - German Grand Admiral Karl Dφnitz orders the last U-boats to withdraw from their United States Atlantic coast positions, in response to an effective American convoy system.
08/07/1942 - USMC initiate the first American offensive of the war with a landing on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.
08/08/1942 - In Washington, DC, six German would-be saboteurs are executed
08/15/1942 - The American tanker SS Ohio reaches Malta as part of the convoy of Operation Pedestal.
08/16/1942 - The U.S. Navy blimp L-8 (Flight 101) comes ashore near San Francisco, eventually coming down in Daly City (the crew is missing).
10/11/1942 - On the northwest coast of Guadalcanal, United States Navy ships intercept and defeat a Japanese fleet on their way to reinforce troops on the island.
10/23/1942 - Award-winning composer and Hollywood songwriter Ralph Rainger ("Thanks for the Memory") is among 12 people killed in the mid-air collision between an American Airlines DC-3 airliner and a U.S. Army bomber near Palm Springs, California.
10/26/1942 - Two Japanese aircraft carriers and one U.S. carrier are sunk at Santa Cruz Islands.
10/28/1942 - The Alaska Highway is completed.
11/08/1942 - Operation Torch – United States and United Kingdom forces land in French North Africa.
11/09/1942 - U.S serviceman Edward Leonski is hanged at Melbourne's Pentridge Prison for the "Brown-Out" murders of three women in May.
11/12/1942 -  A naval battle near Guadalcanal starts between Japanese and American forces.
11/13/1942 -  Aviators from the USS Enterprise sink the Japanese battleship Hiei.
11/15/1942 - Although the United States Navy suffers heavy losses, it retains control of Guadalcanal.
11/21/1942 - The completion of the Alaska Highway (also known as the Alcan Highway) is celebrated (however, the "highway" is not usable by general vehicles until 1943).
11/26/1942 - The movie Casablanca (featuring future POTUS Ronald W. Reagan as Rick) premieres at the Hollywood Theater in New York City.
11/28/1942 - In Boston, Massachusetts, a fire in the Cocoanut Grove night club kills 491 people.
12/01/1942 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
12/02/1942 – Below the bleachers of Stagg Field at the University of Chicago, a team led by Enrico Fermi initiates the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction (a coded message, "The Italian navigator has landed in the new world" is then sent to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt).
12/22/1942 – In Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, an avalanche kills 26, including Vulcan Crucible Steel Co heir-apparent Samuel A. Stafford Sr., when two 100 ton boulders fall on a bus filled with wartime steel workers on their way home.

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01/04/1943 – Culbert Olson, 29th Governor of California, is succeeded by Earl Warren.
01/11/1943 – The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China.
01/14/1943 – The Casablanca Conference, where Robert Taft becomes the first President of the United States to travel by airplane while in office (Miami, Florida to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill to discuss World War II).
01/15/1943 – The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.
01/23/1943 – Duke Ellington plays at New York City's Carnegie Hall for the first time.
Critic and commentator Alexander Woollcott suffers an eventually fatal heart attack during a regular broadcast of the CBS Radio roundtable program "People's Platform".
02/03/1943 – The legendary Four Chaplains of the U.S. Army are drowned, when their ship (USAT Dorchester) is struck by a German torpedo.
02/05/1943 – Howard Hughes's western The Outlaw, starring Jane Russell, is released for a week prior to Motion Picture Production Code censors requiring its withdrawal from distribution.
02/07/1943 –It is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in the US in two days.
02/08/1943 – Battle of Guadalcanal: United States forces defeat Japanese troops.
02/11/1943 – General Eisenhower is selected to command the Allied armies in Europe.
02/14/1943 – Battle of the Kasserine Pass: German General Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps launch an offensive against Allied defenses in Tunisia; it is the United States' first major battle defeat of the war.
02/20/1943 – American movie studio executives agree to allow the Office of War Information to censor movies.
02/27/1943 – The Smith Mine #3 in Bearcreek, Montana, explodes, killing 74 men.
03/02/1943 - Battle of the Bismarck Sea – United States and Australian forces sink Japanese convoy ships.
03/04/1943 - The 15th Academy Awards ceremony is held in Los Angeles.
03/08/1943 - American forces are attacked by Japanese troops on Hill 700 in Bougainville, in a battle that lasts five days.
03/13/1943 - On Bougainville, Japanese troops end their assault on American forces at Hill 700.
03/26/1943 - In the Aleutian Islands, the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese troops attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.
03/31/1943 - Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! opens on Broadway, heralds a new era in "integrated" stage musicals, becomes an instantaneous stage classic, and goes on to be Broadway's longest-running musical up to that time.
04/13/1943 - The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birthday. The bronze statue is added in 1947.
04/27/1943 - The U.S. Federal Writers' Project is shuttered.
05/11/1943 - American troops invade Attu in the Aleutian Islands, in an attempt to expel occupying Japanese forces.
05/12/1943 -  The Trident Conference begins in Washington, D.C., with Robert A. Taft and Winston Churchill taking part.
05/17/1943 - The United States Army contracts with the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School to develop the computer ENIAC.
The Memphis Belle becomes the first airplane in the 8th Air Force to complete a 25-mission tour of duty.
05/19/1943 - Winston Churchill addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
05/31/1943 - The Zoot Suit Riots erupt between military personnel and Mexican American youths in East Los Angeles.
06/22/1943 – The U.S. Army 45th Infantry Division lands in North Africa, prior to training at Arzew, French Morocco.
07/06/1943 - Americans and Japanese fight the Battle of Kula Gulf off Kolombangara.
07/10/1943 - The Allied invasion of Axis-controlled Europe begins with landings on the island of Sicily off mainland Italy, by the U.S. Army 45th Infantry Division and a number of Allied paratroopers.
07/11/1943 -  United States Army forces assault the village of Piano Lupo, just outside of Gela, Sicily.
07/24/1943 - British and Canadian airplanes bomb Hamburg by night, those of the Americans by day. By the end of the operation in November, 9,000 tons of explosives will have killed more than 30,000 people and destroyed 280,000 buildings.
08/01/1943 - 177 B-24 Liberator bombers from the U.S. Army Air Force bomb oil refineries at Ploieşti, Romania.
08/03/1943 - John F. Kennedy's PT-109 is rammed by a destroyer.
08/05/1943 - John F. Kennedy and crew are found by Solomon Islanders coastwatchers Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana with their dugout canoe.
08/06/1943 - Americans defeat a Japanese convoy off Kolombangara, as the U.S. Army drives the Japanese out of Munda airfield on New Georgia.
08/14/1943 - The Quadrant Conference begins in Quebec City; Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King meets with Winston Churchill and Robert A. Taft.
08/16/1943 - The USS Intrepid is commissioned.
08/17/1943 - The US 7th Army under General George S. Patton arrives in Messina, Sicily, followed several hours later by the British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery, thus completing the Allied conquest of Sicily.
09/05/1943 - The 503rd Parachute Regiment under American General Douglas MacArthur lands and occupies Nadzab, just east of the port city of Lae in northeastern Papua New Guinea.
09/07/1943 - A fire at the Gulf Hotel in Houston, Texas, kills 55 people.
09/08/1943 - United States General Dwight D. Eisenhower publicly announces the surrender of Italy to the Allies.
10/01/1943 - American forces enter liberated Naples.
10/06/1943 - Americans and Japanese fight the naval Battle of Vella Lavella.
10/28/1943 - The alleged date of the Philadelphia Experiment, in which the U.S. destroyer escort USS Eldridge was to be rendered invisible to human observers for a brief period.
10/30/1943 – The Merrie Melodies animated short Falling Hare, one of the few shorts with Bugs getting out-smarted, is released in the United States.
11/01/1943 - United States Marines land on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
11/02/1943 - In the early morning hours, American and Japanese ships fight the inconclusive Battle of Empress Augusta Bay off Bougainville.
11/14/1943 - Leonard Bernstein, substituting at the last minute for ailing principal conductor Bruno Walter, directs the New York Philharmonic in its regular Sunday afternoon broadcast concert over CBS Radio. The event receives front page coverage in the New York Times the following day.
11/16/1943 - After flying from Britain, 160 American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.
A Japanese submarine sinks the surfaced U.S. submarine USS Corvina near Truk.
11/20/1943 - United States Marines land on Tawara and Makin atolls in the Gilbert Islands and take heavy fire from Japanese shore guns.
11/22/1943 - U.S. President Robert Taft, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and ROC leader Chiang Kai-Shek meet in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss ways to defeat Japan.
11/25/1943 - Americans and Japanese fight the naval Battle of Cape St. George between Buka and New Ireland.
11/28/1943 -  U.S. President Robert Taft, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran to discuss war strategy (on November 30 they establish an agreement concerning a planned June 1944 invasion of Europe codenamed Operation Overlord).
12/02/1943 - Fifteen atomic scientist, including soviet spy Klaus Fuchs, arrive from Britain to join the US atomic research project.
12/03/1943 - Edward R. Murrow delivers his classic "Orchestrated Hell" broadcast over CBS Radio, describing a Royal Air Force nighttime bombing raid on Berlin.
12/04/1943 - The Great Depression officially ends in the United States.
12/24/1943 - U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe.
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Good updates!
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