Historical Events In 1939
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Nov 30 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 in the year 1939.
Nov 30 On this day in history uSSR invades Finland over a border dispute
Dec 01 In the year 1939 lee Trevino golfer was born this day
Dec 01 Max Fiedler, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1939.
Dec 01 In the year 1939 sS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews
Dec 02 In the year 1939 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 New York's La Guardia Airport began operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, 1 minute after midnight on this day in history.
Dec 02 Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician on this day in history.
Dec 03 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres on this day in history.
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 in the year 1939.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1939 ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63
Dec 09 27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7 in the year 1939.
Dec 10 In the year 1939 green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0
Dec 10 Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1939.
Dec 11 Betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine on this day in history.
Dec 11 Douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies in the year 1939.
Dec 11 On this day in history new anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed
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 In the year 1939 battle at La Plata
Dec 14 League of Nations drops the Soviet Union on this day in history.
Dec 14 Soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union in the year 1939.
Dec 15 "Gone With the Wind" premieres in Atlanta on this day in history.
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 The world premiere of the movie Gone With the Wind is held in Atlanta, GA on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1939 tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies
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.