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Timeline; 1940

Michael Ventris had a paper published in an american Archeological journal suggesting that Linear B could be related to Etruscan.

Martin David Kamen discovered Carbon-14, and it's half-life of 5700 years. This turns out to be useful for carbon dating.

The Actor John Hurt was born this year.

The Director Dario Argento was born this year.

The superhero Batman first appeared in a comic book.

There were also some books and Movies created this year.

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