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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   USSR invades Finland over a border dispute on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Lee Trevino golfer was born this day on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1939 max Fiedler, composer, dies at 79  

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   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   Dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1939 frederik van Rossum, composer  

Dec 06   On this day in history 5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB)  

Dec 07   On this day in history lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame  

Dec 08   Ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   On this day in history russ Indigirka capsizes in blizzard off Japanese coast; 750 die  

Dec 13   On this day in history battle at La Plata  

Dec 14   In the year 1939 league of Nations drops the Soviet Union  

Dec 14   In the year 1939 soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union  

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 in the year 1939.  

Dec 15   On this day in history 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   Bradman scores 251* SA v NSW, 271 minutes, 38 fours 2 sixes on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

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   In the year 1939 birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born on this day in history.  

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   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1939 johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1939 death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

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

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