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Historical Events In 1939

Friday, 18 September 2020

Nov 07   In the year 1939 daniel Manneke, composer  

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   "Ninotchka," with Greta Garbo premieres in the year 1939.  

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   On this day in history jan Opletal, Czech student, victim of Nazi violence in Prague  

Nov 11   Kate Smith 1st sings Irving Berlin's "God Bless America" on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Jews of Lodz Poland are ordered to wear yellow armbands in the year 1939.  

Nov 12   On this day in history ruby Nash Curtis, US singer (Romantics-Our Day Will Come)  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history anti-German demonstrations in Czechoslovakia  

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

Nov 16   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." in the year 1939.  

Nov 17   German U-boat torpedoes passenger ship in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Nov 20   Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1939.  

Nov 21   Rick Lenz, Springfield Ill, actor (Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John) on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Nazi Gov of Poland Hans Frank requires Jews to wear a blue star in the year 1939.  

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

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

Nov 26   James Naismith, Basketball inventor, dies in the year 1939.  

Nov 27   In the year 1939 inauguration of Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS)  

Nov 27   Maxwell Anderson's "Key Largo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1939 21 U boats sunk this month (52,000 ton)  

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

Jan 06   In the year 1939 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 on this day in history.  

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

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