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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Dec 17   The first elements of the first Canadian Dvision arrive in Britian on this day in history.  

Dec 18   In the year 1939 finnish army recaptures Agläjärvi  

Dec 18   Matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51 in the year 1939.  

Dec 18   On this day in history thousands watched from the shore as the German Pocket Battleship, Graf Spee is scuttled by her crew.  

Dec 19   Eric Fogg, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1939.  

Dec 19   Russian air & ground attack against Finnish positions near Summa on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history hans Langsdorff, German capt (Graaf Spee), commits suicide  

Dec 20   Radio Australia begins overseas short-wave service in the year 1939.  

Dec 20   Radio Australia begins overseas shortwave service on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1939 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   On this day in history anthony H G Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49  

Dec 23   Finnish counter offensive at Summa on this day in history.  

Dec 24   World War II: Pope Pius XII makes a Christmas Eve appeal for peace in the year 1939.  

Dec 25   Grimmett & Ward rip through Qld except Bill Brown (156) in the year 1939.  

Dec 25   On this day in history montgomery Ward introduces Rudolph the 9th reindeer  

Dec 26   Earthquake in East Anatolia Turkey on this day in history.  

Dec 27   In the year 1939 1st American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)  

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

Dec 27   In the year 1939 first American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)  

Dec 27   John Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America) in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1939 maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- )  

Dec 30   Bradman scores 267 SA v Vic, world record 34th double cricket century in the year 1939.  

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

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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   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1939 birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies on this day in history.  

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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