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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Nov 07   In the year 1939 daniel Manneke, composer  

Nov 07   Germans begin expulsion of Jews from Western Poland on this day in history.  

Nov 08   Failed assassination attempt on Hitler in Burgerbraukeller, Munich on this day in history.  

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

Nov 09   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history dirk Klop, Dutch intelligence lt, shot by German Abwehr  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Nov 16   In the year 1939 al Capone freed from Alcatraz jail  

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   On this day in history neth KNSM passenger ship Simon Bolivar hits German mine, 86 die  

Nov 19   In the year 1939 don Lash wins 6th straight AAU cross-country 10K championship  

Nov 20   On this day in history marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72  

Nov 21   Rick Lenz, Springfield Ill, actor (Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John) in the year 1939.  

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   4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 1939 james Naismith, Basketball inventor, dies  

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

Nov 27   In the year 1939 maxwell Anderson's "Key Largo," premieres in NYC  

Nov 28   In the year 1939 james A Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78  

Nov 28   Nazi Gov-Gen of Poland, Hans Frank organizes Judenrat in the year 1939.  

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

Nov 29   In the year 1939 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

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   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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died in the year 1939.  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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