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