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“…When the nation is in the throes of a mighty war effort, when home economists are being mobilized on the home front as at no other time in history…”. The 1940 timeline . By: Kristin Clasen . HISTORICAL EVENTS .

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the 1940 timeline

“…When the nation is in the throes of a mighty war effort, when home economists are being mobilized on the home front as at no other time in history…”

The 1940 timeline

By: Kristin Clasen

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November 5, 1940 President Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes first man to hold office for three terms.
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December 7, 1941

The attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, commences at 7:55 a.m. when Japanese fighter planes launch a surprise attack on United States.

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August 6, 1945 - President  Harry S. Truman gives the go-ahead for the use of the atomic bomb with the bombing of Hiroshima.  Three days later, the second bomb is dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. 

On August 15, Emperor Hirohito of Japan surrenders

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In 1947, Erwin Land invented the single-step photographic process that enabled pictures to develop in sixty seconds
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Engineer Dr. Percy LeBaron Spencer was working at Raytheon Corporation and discovered the microwaves he was working with melted his candy bar! This was the first introduction to the concept of the microwaves!
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In 1947,

Dr. Willem J. Kollif invented the kidney dialysis

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In1949,

Cortisone produced by the cortex of the adrenal glands

was synthesized and proved to have therapeutic value in rheumatoid arthritis and a variety of inflammatory diseases.

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