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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 07   Daniel Manneke, composer in the year 1939.  

Nov 07   Germans begin expulsion of Jews from Western Poland in the year 1939.  

Nov 08   Failed assassination attempt on Hitler in Burgerbraukeller, Munich in the year 1939.  

Nov 09   In the year 1939 "Ninotchka," with Greta Garbo premieres  

Nov 09   In the year 1939 adolf Hitler narrowly escapes assassination when a bomb explodes in the historic Buergenbraeu Hall in Munich shortly after the Chancellor had left to return to Berlin.  

Nov 09   Dirk Klop, Dutch intelligence lt, shot by German Abwehr in the year 1939.  

Nov 11   Jan Opletal, Czech student, victim of Nazi violence in Prague in the year 1939.  

Nov 11   On this day in history kate Smith 1st sings Irving Berlin's "God Bless America"  

Nov 12   (Ernest YY) Oscar Tourniaire, actor (Bluejackets), dies at 59 in the year 1939.  

Nov 12   Jews in Lodz Poland ordered to wear yellow star of David in the year 1939.  

Nov 12   On this day in history jews of Lodz Poland are ordered to wear yellow armbands  

Nov 12   Ruby Nash Curtis, US singer (Romantics-Our Day Will Come) in the year 1939.  

Nov 13   George Nicholls Jr, actor (Finishing School), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   In the year 1939 oil refinery fire kills 500 & destroys Lagunillas Venezuela  

Nov 14   Oil refinery fire kills 500 &destroys Lagunillas Venezuela in the year 1939.  

Nov 15   Anti-German demonstrations in Czechoslovakia on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Al Capone freed from Alcatraz jail in the year 1939.  

Nov 16   On this day in history destruction of Talmudic Academy in Lublin and its huge library, which gave "so much pleasure to its conquerors that it was recalled with glee more than a year later."  

Nov 17   In the year 1939 german U-boat torpedoes passenger ship  

Nov 18   Neth KNSM passenger ship Simon Bolivar hits German mine, 86 die on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Don Lash wins 6th straight AAU cross-country 10K championship on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1939 rick Lenz, Springfield Ill, actor (Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John)  

Nov 23   In the year 1939 nazi Gov of Poland Hans Frank requires Jews to wear a blue star  

Nov 23   On this day in history wearing distinctive armband, "Judenstern" (Jewish star) becomes obligatory for all Jews in Central Poland.  

Nov 26   In the year 1939 4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border  

Nov 26   On this day in history james Naismith, Basketball inventor, dies  

Nov 27   On this day in history inauguration of Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS)  

Nov 27   Maxwell Anderson's "Key Largo," premieres in NYC in the year 1939.  

Nov 28   James A Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78 in the year 1939.  

Nov 28   In the year 1939 nazi Gov-Gen of Poland, Hans Frank organizes Judenrat  

Nov 29   In the year 1939 cor Klint swims world record 200 m backstroke (2:38.8)  

Nov 29   On this day in history philipp Scheidemann, German MP (SPD)/mayor of Kassel, dies at 74  

Nov 30   21 U boats sunk this month (52,000 ton) 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1939 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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