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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

Jan 02   On this day in history bradman scores 107 South Africa vs Victoria, his 4th consecutive century  

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

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

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   In the year 1939 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   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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 10   Bradman hits 186 South Africa vs Queensland before Christ catches him at short-leg in the year 1939.  

Jan 10   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

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

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

Jan 14   In the year 1939 all commercial ferry service to East Bay ends  

Jan 14   On this day in history norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica  

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   Sydney, Australia swelters on one of its hottest days: a high of 45.3 degrees Celsius in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history municipal Railway & Market St RR begin service to Transbay Terminal  

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   In the year 1939 ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert  

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   In the year 1939 ernest Hausen of Wisconsin sets chicken-plucking record-4.4 sec  

Jan 20   Charles Ives' 1st Sonate "Concord," premieres on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born in the year 1939.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died in the year 1939.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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