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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Jan 23   Matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1939 30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile  

Jan 24   In the year 1939 spanish government moves to Figueras  

Jan 25   Earthquake hits Chillán Chile, 10,000 killed in the year 1939.  

Jan 25   On this day in history earthquake hits Chillan Chile, 10,000 killed  

Jan 25   On this day in history joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title  

Jan 26   In the year 1939 armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard  

Jan 26   Fascist Franco conquers Barcelona on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history federal Hall National Monument established  

Jan 26   Filming begins on "Gone With the Wind" in the year 1939.  

Jan 26   Franco conquers Barcelona on this day in history.  

Jan 27   First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history william Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73  

Jan 30   In the year 1939 heavy after shocks destroy some of Chile  

Jan 30   On this day in history hitler calls for the extermination of Jews  

Jan 31   In the year 1939 george Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for S Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies  

Feb 04   In the year 1939 edward Sapir, US linguist/cultural antropologist (indian), dies at 55  

Feb 04   Glenn Cunningham (top miler) says 4-min mile beyond human effort on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Glenn Cunningham (top miler) says 4-minute mile beyond human effort on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Spanish government flees to France in the year 1939.  

Feb 06   Spanish govt flees to France on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Belgian Spaak government falls in the year 1939.  

Feb 09   In the year 1939 belgian Spaak govt falls  

Feb 10   In the year 1939 pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81  

Feb 11   Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Victor Fleming replaces George Cukor as director of Gone With the Wind in the year 1939.  

Feb 15   In the year 1939 foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47  

Feb 15   On this day in history german battleship Bismarck was launched  

Feb 16   Jura Soyfer, writer, dies at 26 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Katwijk soccer team forms on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history golden Gate International Exposition opens on Treasure Island  

Feb 18   Ludwig Bonvin, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   The Golden Gate International Exposition opens in San Francisco in the year 1939.  

Feb 21   On this day in history belgian government of Pierlot forms  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

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   In the year 1939 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   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   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died in the year 1939.  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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