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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 03 December 2020

Aug 16   On this day in history ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies  

Aug 17   On this day in history "Wizard of Oz" opens at Loew's Capitol Theater in NY  

Aug 19   On this day in history 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record)  

Aug 20   On this day in history 1st black bowling league formed (National Bowling Assoc)  

Aug 22   In the year 1939 dutch border guards take positions for German invasion  

Aug 23   John Cobb (Britain) drives 365.85 MPH (593.48 KPH) at Bonneville Flats on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Sidney Coe Howard, playwright (Silver Cord, Pulitzer 1925), dies at 48 in the year 1939.  

Aug 23   In the year 1939 soviet-German pact is signed by Molotov and Ribbentrop.  

Aug 23   In the year 1939 uSSR & Germany sign a non-agression pact  

Aug 24   In the year 1939 germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact  

Aug 24   Germany and Russia sign a 10-year non-agression pact on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1939 last man hanged in New South Wales axe murderer John Trevor Kelly.  

Aug 24   On this day in history last man hanged in New South Wales: axe murderer John Trevor Kelly.  

Aug 24   On this day in history w H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies  

Aug 26   1st major league baseball telecast-Reds beat Bkln Dodgers (W2XBS NY) in the year 1939.  

Aug 26   On this day in history new York station WXBS makes the first TV broadcast of a baseball doubleheader (Cincinnati Reds at Brooklyn Dodgers).  

Aug 27   Erich Warsitz makes 1st jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178) on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history erich Warsitz makes first jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178)  

Aug 28   On this day in history "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division  

Aug 29   On this day in history chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II  

Aug 30   6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456) in the year 1939.  

Aug 30   On this day in history nY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph)  

Aug 31   On this day in history japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia  

Sep 01   On this day in history german army invades Poland, marking the beginning of World War II.  

Sep 01   Nazi troops invade Poland, beginning WWII on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Physical Review publishes 1st paper to deal with "black holes" on this day in history.  

Sep 01   WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1939 bobby Purify, rocker  

Sep 03   In the year 1939 australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies announces that, as a consequence of Britain's declaration, Australia is also at war  

Sep 03   Britain and France declare war on Germany, starting World War 2 in the year 1939.  

Sep 03   On this day in history britain declares war on Germany. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa  

Sep 03   England and France declare war against Germany, during WWII on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1939 german U-boat sinks British passenger ship Athenia  

Sep 04   Dutch 2nd Chamber affirms Neth's in a State of War on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1939 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1939.  

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

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