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Historical Events In 1939

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Mar 14   In the year 1939 robert Menzies resigns as Australia's attorney-general and deputy leader of the United Australia Party over party's refusal to adopt a national insurance scheme.  

Mar 15   In the year 1939 germany occupies Czechoslovakia.  

Mar 15   In the year 1939 hitler occupies Bohemia & Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independ  

Mar 15   Hitler occupies Bohemia and Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independence in the year 1939.  

Mar 16   Germany occupies Czechoslovakia on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Hungary annexes republic of Karpato-Ukraine on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945): The Battle of Nanchang between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history lloyd L. Gaines, American civil rights activist  

Mar 20   7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1939 prime Minister W. L. Mackenzie King tells Parliament that Canada will consider any attack on Britain as an attack on the Commonwealth.  

Mar 21   Evald Aav, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1939 nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland  

Mar 22   Lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Billboard Magazine introduces hillbilly (country) music chart in the year 1939.  

Mar 27   1st NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: U of Oregon beats OH State 46-33 in the year 1939.  

Mar 27   Constance Lindsay Skinner, author (Rivers of America), dies at 57 in the year 1939.  

Mar 28   In the year 1939 dutch hunter shoots English bombers down  

Mar 30   In the year 1939 prime Minister Mackenzie King said Canada will not conscript men for foreign service, Ya Right  

Mar 30   In the year 1939 the Heinkel He 100 fighter sets the world airspeed record of 463 mph.  

Mar 31   On this day in history britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany  

Mar 31   Britain and France agree to support Poland if Germany takes any action against it on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1939 britain and France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany (and so it begins)  

Apr 01   US recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history uS recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war Pope Pius XII congratulates Generalissimo Franco's victory in Spain  

Apr 01   On this day in history uSA recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war  

Apr 02   On this day in history 6th Golf Masters Championship: Ralph Guldahl wins, shooting a 279  

Apr 02   On this day in history marvin P Gaye Jr, Wash DC, singer (Sexual Healing)  

Apr 04   Canada recognizes the government of General Francisco Franco of Spain, following the end of the Spanish Civil War in the year 1939.  

Apr 04   On this day in history faisal II ascends to throne of Iraq  

Apr 05   In the year 1939 membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory  

Apr 05   William Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Great Britain & Poland sign military pact in the year 1939.  

Apr 06   In the year 1939 robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies  

Apr 06   US &UK agree on joint control of Canton &Enderbury Is (Pacific) in the year 1939.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864)  

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   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1939 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   On this day in history death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died in the year 1939.  

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