Historical Events In 1939
Saturday, 21 May 2022
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 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 in the year 1939.
Dec 01 SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews in the year 1939.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 02 New York's La Guardia Airport began operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, 1 minute after midnight in the year 1939.
Dec 02 Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 1939 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 in the year 1939.
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 in the year 1939.
Dec 08 Ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1939.
Dec 09 In the year 1939 27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7
Dec 10 On this day in history green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0
Dec 10 Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1939 betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine
Dec 11 In the year 1939 douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies
Dec 11 New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history douglas Fairbanks, actor (Zorro, 3 Musketeers, Robin Hood), dies at 56
Dec 12 Russ Indigirka capsizes in blizzard off Japanese coast; 750 die on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history battle at La Plata
Dec 14 On this day in history league of Nations drops the Soviet Union
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 the year 1939 in Seaford, Delaware, Nylon commercially produced for the first time
Dec 15 In the year 1939 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 in the year 1939.
Dec 15 Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history 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 On this day in history german pocket battleship Graf Spee scuttled by its crew off Uruguay