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Historical Events In 1939

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

Feb 22   In the year 1939 netherlands recognizes Franco-regime in Spain  

Feb 23   Lou Thesz beats E Marshall in St Louis, to become wrestling champ on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Lou Thesz beats E Marshall in St Louis, to become wrestling champion in the year 1939.  

Feb 24   In the year 1939 roy Harris' 3rd Symphony, premieres in Boston  

Feb 25   1st Anderson bomb shelter in Britain erected in an Islington garden on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history first Anderson bomb shelter in Britain erected in an Islington garden  

Feb 25   The first 'Anderson' air raid shelters are erected, in London on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Belgian government of Pierlot falls on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Belgian govt of Pierlot falls in the year 1939.  

Feb 27   English Spook house Borley Rectory destroyed in a fire in the year 1939.  

Feb 27   Nadezjda K Krupskaya, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1939 the US Supreme Court outlaws sit-down strikes.  

Feb 28   Great-Britain recognizes Franco-regime in Spain on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1939 the birth of Tommy Tune, Tony Award-winning dancer and actor  

Mar 01   Clarence Decatur C. D. Howe 1886-1960 opens first Trans Canada Air Lines transcontinental passenger service from Montreal to Vancouver on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1939 japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump exploded at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.  

Mar 02   On this day in history eugenio Pacelli chosen as Pope Pius XII  

Mar 02   Howard Carter, Brit archaeologist/Egyptologist (King Tut), dies at 65 in the year 1939.  

Mar 02   In the year 1939 mass Legislature votea to ratify the Bill of Rights; 147 years late  

Mar 02   In the year 1939 roman Catholic Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli is elected Pope, taking the name Pius XII.  

Mar 06   [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1939 amadeo Roldan, composer, dies at 38  

Mar 07   On this day in history germany & Italy announced an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis  

Mar 07   Glamour magazine begins publishing on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history guy Lombardo &Royal Canadians first record "Auld Lang Syne"  

Mar 07   On this day in history guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians record their signature tune, Auld Lang Syne, for Decca Records; Lombardo born in London, Ontario.  

Mar 08   Lenore Coffee & William Joyce Cowan's "Family Portrait," premieres on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1939 17 villages damaged by hailstones in Hyderabad India  

Mar 12   In the year 1939 pope Pius XII crowned in Vatican ceremonies  

Mar 13   In the year 1939 the birth of Neil Sedaka, Popular singer/songwriter  

Mar 13   The birth of Terence Brady, Playwright and novelist in the year 1939.  

Mar 14   England draw with South Africa at Durban on the 10th day on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history nazi Germany dissolves Republic of Czechoslovakia  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

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 in the year 1939.  

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