Historical Events In 1939
Monday, 21 September 2020
Aug 16 Ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies in the year 1939.
Aug 17 "Wizard of Oz" opens at Loew's Capitol Theater in NY on this day in history.
Aug 19 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record) in the year 1939.
Aug 20 In the year 1939 1st black bowling league formed (National Bowling Assoc)
Aug 22 Dutch border guards take positions for German invasion on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history john Cobb (Britain) drives 365.85 MPH (593.48 KPH) at Bonneville Flats
Aug 23 Sidney Coe Howard, playwright (Silver Cord, Pulitzer 1925), dies at 48 in the year 1939.
Aug 23 On this day in history soviet-German pact is signed by Molotov and Ribbentrop.
Aug 23 In the year 1939 uSSR & Germany sign a non-agression pact
Aug 24 On this day in history germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact
Aug 24 In the year 1939 germany and Russia sign a 10-year non-agression pact.
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 last man hanged in New South Wales: axe murderer John Trevor Kelly.
Aug 24 W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies in the year 1939.
Aug 26 On this day in history 1st major league baseball telecast-Reds beat Bkln Dodgers (W2XBS NY)
Aug 26 New York station WXBS makes the first TV broadcast of a baseball doubleheader (Cincinnati Reds at Brooklyn Dodgers) on this day in history.
Aug 27 Erich Warsitz makes 1st jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178) in the year 1939.
Aug 27 In the year 1939 erich Warsitz makes first jet-propelled flight (in a Heinkel He-178)
Aug 28 "Monty" becomes commandant of 3rd "Iron" Infantry division on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 30 NY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph) on this day in history.
Aug 31 Japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia on this day in history.
Sep 01 German army invades Poland, marking the beginning of World War II on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1939 nazi troops invade Poland, beginning WWII.
Sep 01 Physical Review publishes 1st paper to deal with "black holes" on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history wW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig
Sep 02 In the year 1939 bobby Purify, rocker
Sep 03 Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies announces that, as a consequence of Britain's declaration, Australia is also at war on this day in history.
Sep 03 Britain and France declare war on Germany, starting World War 2 in the year 1939.
Sep 03 In the year 1939 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 in the year 1939.
Sep 03 German U-boat sinks British passenger ship Athenia on this day in history.
Sep 04 On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber affirms Neth's in a State of War