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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Dec 17   In the year 1939 the first elements of the first Canadian Dvision arrive in Britian  

Dec 18   In the year 1939 finnish army recaptures Agläjärvi  

Dec 18   On this day in history matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51  

Dec 18   Thousands watched from the shore as the German Pocket Battleship, Graf Spee is scuttled by her crew in the year 1939.  

Dec 19   Eric Fogg, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history russian air & ground attack against Finnish positions near Summa  

Dec 20   Hans Langsdorff, German capt (Graaf Spee), commits suicide on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Radio Australia begins overseas short-wave service on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Radio Australia begins overseas shortwave service in the year 1939.  

Dec 21   Hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B" in the year 1939.  

Dec 22   125 die in train wreck at Magdeburg Germany on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history 125 die in train wreck at Magdeburg Germany; 99 die in 2nd wreck at Friedrichshafen Germany  

Dec 22   On this day in history ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues", US blues singer/composer, dies at 53  

Dec 23   Anthony H G Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49 in the year 1939.  

Dec 23   Finnish counter offensive at Summa in the year 1939.  

Dec 24   World War II: Pope Pius XII makes a Christmas Eve appeal for peace on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Grimmett & Ward rip through Qld except Bill Brown (156) on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Montgomery Ward introduces Rudolph the 9th reindeer on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Earthquake in East Anatolia Turkey in the year 1939.  

Dec 27   On this day in history 1st American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)  

Dec 27   In the year 1939 between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake (Erzincam Turkey)  

Dec 27   First American skimobiles (North Conway, NH) on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history john Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America)  

Dec 28   First flight of the Consolidated XB-24 Liberator bomber prototype in the year 1939.  

Dec 29   First flight of the Consolidated B-24 in the year 1939.  

Dec 29   Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- ) on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Bradman scores 267 SA v Vic, world record 34th double cricket century on this day in history.  

Dec 31   25 U boats sunk this month (81,000 ton) in the year 1939.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

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   In the year 1939 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born on this day in history.  

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   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 in the year 1939.  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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