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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.  

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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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

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   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1939 jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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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