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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  

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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   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born in the year 1939.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died in the year 1939.  

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   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1939 jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

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

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died in the year 1939.  

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