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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.  

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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   In the year 1939 birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1939 birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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