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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 16 January 2022

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 in the year 1939.  

Oct 21   In the year 1939 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   Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird) in the year 1939.  

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

Oct 24   Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance" on this day in history.  

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   Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73 in the year 1939.  

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   On this day in history the birth of John Cleese, British actor and writer  

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 in the year 1939.  

Oct 28   The first Polish ghetto is established in Piotrkow, Poland on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 01   1st animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed in the year 1939.  

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

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

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

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

Nov 04   US allows "cash & carry" arms sales during WW II in the year 1939.  

Nov 06   Adolphe Max, Belgian liberal MP, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   On this day in history wGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st coml TV station, begins service  

Nov 06   WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), first commercial TV station, begins service in the year 1939.  

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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   In the year 1939 birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of jon Appleton, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 16   In the year 1939 death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

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

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