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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Jan 02   Bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1939 gene Cox becomes 1st girl page in US House of Representatives  

Jan 03   Gene Cox becomes first girl page in US House of Representatives in the year 1939.  

Jan 04   Frieda Wunderlich elected 1st woman dean of a US graduate school on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Frieda Wunderlich elected first woman dean of a US graduate school on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1939 albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

Jan 06   On this day in history daily newspaper comic strip "Superman" debuts  

Jan 07   US worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916) on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

Jan 13   On this day in history belgian premier signs Burgos-treaty for trade relations with Franco  

Jan 13   In the year 1939 jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

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

Jan 14   Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica on this day in history.  

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

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   1st NFL pro bowl, NY Giants beat All Stars 13-10 in Wrigley Field in the year 1939.  

Jan 15   Municipal Railway & Market St RR begin service to Transbay Terminal in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 16   Comic strip "Superman" debuts on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history south African wicketkeeper Bradman gets his 6th straight ton, 135* vs New South Wales  

Jan 19   On this day in history ernest Hausen of Wisconsin sets chicken-plucking record-4.4 sec  

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

Jan 20   Hitler proclaims to German parliament to exterminate all European Jews on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history george Kaufman & Moss Hart's "American Way," premieres in NYC  

Jan 21   US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer in the year 1939.  

Jan 21   US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history aquatic Park, near Fisherman's Wharf, SF, is dedicated  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 04   In the year 1939 birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died in the year 1939.  

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