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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jan 23   In the year 1939 matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history spanish government moves to Figueras  

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

Jan 25   Earthquake hits Chillan Chile, 10,000 killed on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history fascist Franco conquers Barcelona  

Jan 26   In the year 1939 federal Hall National Monument established  

Jan 26   Filming begins on "Gone With the Wind" on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Franco conquers Barcelona on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history first flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.  

Jan 28   In the year 1939 william Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73  

Jan 30   On this day in history heavy after shocks destroy some of Chile  

Jan 30   In the year 1939 hitler calls for the extermination of Jews  

Jan 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history glenn Cunningham (top miler) says 4-minute mile beyond human effort  

Feb 06   In the year 1939 spanish government flees to France  

Feb 06   In the year 1939 spanish govt flees to France  

Feb 09   Belgian Spaak government falls on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1939 belgian Spaak govt falls  

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

Feb 11   Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64 in the year 1939.  

Feb 14   In the year 1939 victor Fleming replaces George Cukor as director of Gone With the Wind  

Feb 15   Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   German battleship Bismarck was launched in the year 1939.  

Feb 16   In the year 1939 jura Soyfer, writer, dies at 26  

Feb 17   On this day in history katwijk soccer team forms  

Feb 18   Golden Gate International Exposition opens on Treasure Island on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1939.  

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

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