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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Oct 19   On this day in history goering begins plunder through Nazi's occupied areas  

Oct 20   "All the Things You Are" recorded by Tommy Dorsey Orch on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies  

Oct 22   In the year 1939 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs Dodgers  

Oct 23   In the year 1939 charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird)  

Oct 23   Zane Grey, US western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67 in the year 1939.  

Oct 24   On this day in history benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"  

Oct 24   Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware) in the year 1939.  

Oct 24   On this day in history the birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor.  

Oct 25   On this day in history cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73  

Oct 25   George Kaufman/Moss Hart's "Man Who Came to Dinner," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history polish Jewish forced into obligatory work service  

Oct 27   John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python) in the year 1939.  

Oct 27   The birth of John Cleese, British actor and writer on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Alice Brady, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Anti-German demonstrations/strikes in Czechoslovakia on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1939 the first Polish ghetto is established in Piotrkow, Poland.  

Oct 29   Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure) in the year 1939.  

Oct 30   In the year 1939 uSSR & Germany agree on partitioning Poland, Hitler deports Jews  

Oct 30   In the year 1939 uSSR &Germany agree on partitioning Poland  

Oct 31   On this day in history 27 U boats sunk this month (135,000 ton)  

Oct 31   On this day in history otto Rank, [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalyst (Trauma of Geburt), dies  

Nov 01   On this day in history 1st animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed  

Nov 01   The first animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed in the year 1939.  

Nov 01   Trans Canada Air Lines starts daily coast-to-coast flights in the year 1939.  

Nov 03   In the year 1939 clare Booth's "Margin for Error," premieres in NYC  

Nov 04   In the year 1939 1940 Olympics awarded to Helsinki, Finland  

Nov 04   Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1939 first air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, Ill  

Nov 04   US allows "cash & carry" arms sales during WW II on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1939 adolphe Max, Belgian liberal MP, dies at 69  

Nov 06   Leonardo Quisumbing, Filipino Supreme Court jurist in the year 1939.  

Nov 06   WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st coml TV station, begins service in the year 1939.  

Nov 06   WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), first commercial TV station, begins service on this day in history.  

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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   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 04   In the year 1939 birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1939 johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

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

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

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