Historical Events In 1939
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Nov 30 On this day in history following Finland's rejection of Soviet demands to sign a mutual assistance pact and cede Finnish territory for the defense of Leningrad, the Red Army attacks Finland at various positions along the Russo-Finnish frontier
Nov 30 USSR invades Finland over a border dispute in the year 1939.
Dec 01 In the year 1939 lee Trevino golfer was born this day
Dec 01 Max Fiedler, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1939 sS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews
Dec 02 On this day in history british Imperial Airways & British Airways merge to form BOAC
Dec 02 British Imperial Airways and British Airways merge to form BOAC in the year 1939.
Dec 02 On this day in history new York's La Guardia Airport began operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, 1 minute after midnight
Dec 02 On this day in history yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician
Dec 03 On this day in history dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres
Dec 05 In the year 1939 a Sunderland aircraft of 10 Squadron RAAF, part of the RAF Coastal Command, flies on the first official RAAF operation of World War Two
Dec 05 Frederik van Rossum, composer on this day in history.
Dec 06 5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB) on this day in history.
Dec 07 Lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame in the year 1939.
Dec 08 On this day in history ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63
Dec 09 On this day in history 27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7
Dec 10 Green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0 on this day in history.
Dec 10 In the year 1939 wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45
Dec 11 In the year 1939 betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine
Dec 11 Douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies on this day in history.
Dec 11 New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed on this day in history.
Dec 12 In the year 1939 douglas Fairbanks, actor (Zorro, 3 Musketeers, Robin Hood), dies at 56
Dec 12 Russ Indigirka capsizes in blizzard off Japanese coast; 750 die in the year 1939.
Dec 13 On this day in history battle at La Plata
Dec 14 League of Nations drops the Soviet Union on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union
Dec 15 In the year 1939 "Gone With the Wind" premieres in Atlanta
Dec 15 In Seaford, Delaware, Nylon commercially produced for the first time in the year 1939.
Dec 15 On this day in history the commercial manufacture of nylon yarn, Seaford, Delaware
Dec 15 In the year 1939 the world premiere of the movie Gone With the Wind is held in Atlanta, GA.
Dec 15 Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1939 world premiere of "Gone With The Wind" in Atlanta GA
Dec 16 In the year 1939 bradman scores 251* SA v NSW, 271 minutes, 38 fours 2 sixes
Dec 17 German pocket battleship Graf Spee scuttled by its crew off Uruguay in the year 1939.