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Historical Events In 1939

Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Jan 02   Bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Bradman scores 107 South Africa vs Victoria, his 4th consecutive century in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   On this day in history gene Cox becomes 1st girl page in US House of Representatives  

Jan 03   On this day in history gene Cox becomes first girl page in US House of Representatives  

Jan 04   On this day in history frieda Wunderlich elected 1st woman dean of a US graduate school  

Jan 04   Frieda Wunderlich elected first woman dean of a US graduate school in the year 1939.  

Jan 04   On this day in history hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration  

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Daily newspaper comic strip "Superman" debuts in the year 1939.  

Jan 07   On this day in history uS worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916)  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 in the year 1939.  

Jan 10   Bradman hits 186 SA v Qld before Christ catches him at short-leg on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1939 bradman hits 186 South Africa vs Queensland before Christ catches him at short-leg  

Jan 10   In the year 1939 jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

Jan 13   Belgian premier signs Burgos-treaty for trade relations with Franco in the year 1939.  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 14   All commercial ferry service to East Bay ends on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica in the year 1939.  

Jan 14   On this day in history sydney, Australia swelters on one of its hottest days a high of 45.3 degrees Celsius.  

Jan 14   On this day in history sydney, Australia swelters on one of its hottest days: a high of 45.3 degrees Celsius.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 1st NFL pro bowl, NY Giants beat All Stars 13-10 in Wrigley Field  

Jan 15   Municipal Railway & Market St RR begin service to Transbay Terminal on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history comic strip "Superman" debuts  

Jan 17   Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert on this day in history.  

Jan 18   SA wicketkeeper Bradman gets his 6th straight ton, 135* v NSW on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1939 south African wicketkeeper Bradman gets his 6th straight ton, 135* vs New South Wales  

Jan 19   Ernest Hausen of Wisconsin sets chicken-plucking record-4.4 sec in the year 1939.  

Jan 20   In the year 1939 charles Ives' 1st Sonate "Concord," premieres  

Jan 20   Hitler proclaims to German parliament to exterminate all European Jews in the year 1939.  

Jan 21   George Kaufman & Moss Hart's "American Way," premieres in NYC in the year 1939.  

Jan 21   US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee  

Jan 22   Aquatic Park, near Fisherman's Wharf, SF, is dedicated on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1939 birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1939 death of roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

Jan 06   On this day in history albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1939 johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

Jan 10   On this day in history jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1939 death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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