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Historical Events In 1939

Monday, 03 October 2022

Oct 19   Goering begins plunder through Nazi's occupied areas on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1939 "All the Things You Are" recorded by Tommy Dorsey Orch  

Oct 21   Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies in the year 1939.  

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

Oct 23   Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird) on this day in history.  

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   Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington Delaware) on this day in history.  

Oct 24   The birth of F. Murray Abraham, american actor on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Polish Jewish forced into obligatory work service on this day in history.  

Oct 27   John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Oct 28   On this day in history anti-German demonstrations/strikes in Czechoslovakia  

Oct 28   On this day in history the first Polish ghetto is established in Piotrkow, Poland.  

Oct 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uSSR &Germany agree on partitioning Poland  

Oct 31   27 U boats sunk this month (135,000 ton) in the year 1939.  

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   In the year 1939 the first animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed  

Nov 01   Trans Canada Air Lines starts daily coast-to-coast flights on this day in history.  

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

Nov 04   1940 Olympics awarded to Helsinki, Finland on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1939.  

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   On this day in history wGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), first commercial TV station, begins service  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 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   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

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

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