1940 in Paraguay

Events in the year 1940 in Paraguay.

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1940
in
Paraguay

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IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

  • February 19 - President Estigarribia dissolves the legislature and suspends the Constitution[1]
  • August 4 - Paraguayan constitutional referendum, 1940
  • September 7 - President Estigarribia and his wife are killed in a plane crash in Agapuey while on a tour of the interior.[2]

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

  • September 7 - Jose Felix Estigarribia, general and President, plane crash

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dictatorship in Paraguay," Oakland Tribune, February 19, 1940, p. 1
  2. ^ "Dictator of Paraguay is Killed in Airplane Crash," Oakland Tribune, September 8, 1940, p. 1