Historical Events In 1939
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Aug 16 On this day in history ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies
Aug 17 In the year 1939 "Wizard of Oz" opens at Loew's Capitol Theater in NY
Aug 19 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record) on this day in history.
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 John Cobb (Britain) drives 365.85 MPH (593.48 KPH) at Bonneville Flats on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1939 sidney Coe Howard, playwright (Silver Cord, Pulitzer 1925), dies at 48
Aug 23 Soviet-German pact is signed by Molotov and Ribbentrop in the year 1939.
Aug 23 USSR & Germany sign a non-agression pact on this day in history.
Aug 24 Germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact on this day in history.
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 Last man hanged in New South Wales: axe murderer John Trevor Kelly in the year 1939.
Aug 24 In the year 1939 w H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies
Aug 26 On this day in history 1st major league baseball telecast-Reds beat Bkln Dodgers (W2XBS NY)
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) in the year 1939.
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 In the year 1939 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456)
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 German army invades Poland, marking the beginning of World War II in the year 1939.
Sep 01 In the year 1939 nazi troops invade Poland, beginning WWII.
Sep 01 On this day in history physical Review publishes 1st paper to deal with "black holes"
Sep 01 On this day in history wW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig
Sep 02 Bobby Purify, rocker in the year 1939.
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 On this day in history britain and France declare war on Germany, starting World War 2
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 on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history 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.