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Historical Events In 1939

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

Jan 24   30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1939 spanish government moves to Figueras  

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

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   On this day in history armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1939 federal Hall National Monument established  

Jan 26   On this day in history filming begins on "Gone With the Wind"  

Jan 26   In the year 1939 franco conquers Barcelona  

Jan 27   First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning in the year 1939.  

Jan 28   William Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Heavy after shocks destroy some of Chile on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Hitler calls for the extermination of Jews on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history spanish government flees to France  

Feb 06   On this day in history spanish govt flees to France  

Feb 09   In the year 1939 belgian Spaak government falls  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81  

Feb 11   In the year 1939 franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64  

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

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

Feb 15   In the year 1939 german battleship Bismarck was launched  

Feb 16   Jura Soyfer, writer, dies at 26 in the year 1939.  

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

Feb 21   Belgian government of Pierlot forms on this day in history.  

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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   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   In the year 1939 birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1939 birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1939 death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

Jan 06   On this day in history albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

Jan 10   In the year 1939 jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1939 death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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