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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 19   Goering begins plunder through Nazi's occupied areas in the year 1939.  

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

Oct 21   Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs Dodgers  

Oct 23   Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird) in the year 1939.  

Oct 23   On this day in history zane Grey, US western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67  

Oct 24   Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance" in the year 1939.  

Oct 24   On this day in history nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware)  

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

Oct 25   In the year 1939 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 in the year 1939.  

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   The first Polish ghetto is established in Piotrkow, Poland in the year 1939.  

Oct 29   In the year 1939 golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure)  

Oct 30   USSR & Germany agree on partitioning Poland, Hitler deports Jews on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 31   Otto Rank, [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalyst (Trauma of Geburt), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1939 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 04   In the year 1939 charles Arnold Tournemire, composer, dies at 69  

Nov 04   First air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, Ill in the year 1939.  

Nov 04   On this day in history uS allows "cash & carry" arms sales during WW II  

Nov 06   On this day in history adolphe Max, Belgian liberal MP, dies at 69  

Nov 06   In the year 1939 leonardo Quisumbing, Filipino Supreme Court jurist  

Nov 06   WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st coml TV station, begins service on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born in the year 1939.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1939 death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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