Jan; Exhibition by 31 Women, Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century gallery in New York
 Feb; Vichy France introduces forced labor for all men normally eligible for military service.
 Suicide of Elsie Houston aged 41
 March. Sonia Mosse Arrested and deported to Sobibor ~>, where she died. 
 June 13th. Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, and Barnett Newman signal their alignment 
      with the goals and mythical subjects of international Surrealism in the New 
      York Times
 Nov. 9th. Jackson Pollock’s first solo exhibition opens at Peggy Guggenheim’s 
      Art of This Century

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