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Historical Events In 1939

Monday, 21 September 2020

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   On this day in history lee Trevino golfer was born this day  

Dec 01   Max Fiedler, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews in the year 1939.  

Dec 02   British Imperial Airways & British Airways merge to form BOAC in the year 1939.  

Dec 02   In the year 1939 british Imperial Airways and British Airways merge to form BOAC  

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   Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician in the year 1939.  

Dec 03   On this day in history dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres  

Dec 05   A Sunderland aircraft of 10 Squadron RAAF, part of the RAF Coastal Command, flies on the first official RAAF operation of World War Two on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Frederik van Rossum, composer in the year 1939.  

Dec 06   In the year 1939 5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB)  

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   In the year 1939 27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7  

Dec 10   In the year 1939 green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0  

Dec 10   In the year 1939 wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45  

Dec 11   On this day in history betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine  

Dec 11   On this day in history douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies  

Dec 11   On this day in history new anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed  

Dec 12   Douglas Fairbanks, actor (Zorro, 3 Musketeers, Robin Hood), dies at 56 in the year 1939.  

Dec 12   In the year 1939 russ Indigirka capsizes in blizzard off Japanese coast; 750 die  

Dec 13   Battle at La Plata on this day in history.  

Dec 14   League of Nations drops the Soviet Union in the year 1939.  

Dec 14   Soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union on this day in history.  

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   The commercial manufacture of nylon yarn, Seaford, Delaware on this day in history.  

Dec 15   The world premiere of the movie Gone With the Wind is held in Atlanta, GA in the year 1939.  

Dec 15   In the year 1939 tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies  

Dec 15   On this day in history world premiere of "Gone With The Wind" in Atlanta GA  

Dec 16   On this day in history bradman scores 251* SA v NSW, 271 minutes, 38 fours 2 sixes  

Dec 17   In the year 1939 german pocket battleship Graf Spee scuttled by its crew off Uruguay  

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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   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of jon Appleton, composer  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

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   In the year 1939 death of roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

Jan 10   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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