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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 09 May 2021

Jan 02   On this day in history bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1939 frieda Wunderlich elected 1st woman dean of a US graduate school  

Jan 04   In the year 1939 frieda Wunderlich elected first woman dean of a US graduate school  

Jan 04   Hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1939 uS worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916)  

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   On this day in history 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   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 14   All commercial ferry service to East Bay ends in the year 1939.  

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   In the year 1939 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   In the year 1939 albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 16   In the year 1939 comic strip "Superman" debuts  

Jan 17   Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 21   George Kaufman & Moss Hart's "American Way," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1939 birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

Jan 06   In the year 1939 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   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   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   On this day in history death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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