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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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   Germany occupies Czechoslovakia on this day in history.  

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

Mar 15   In the year 1939 hitler occupies Bohemia and Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independence  

Mar 16   On this day in history germany occupies Czechoslovakia  

Mar 16   Hungary annexes republic of Karpato-Ukraine in the year 1939.  

Mar 17   Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945): The Battle of Nanchang between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out in the year 1939.  

Mar 19   Lloyd L. Gaines, American civil rights activist in the year 1939.  

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

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

Mar 21   Evald Aav, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1939.  

Mar 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 billboard Magazine introduces hillbilly (country) music chart  

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

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   The Heinkel He 100 fighter sets the world airspeed record of 463 mph on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany in the year 1939.  

Mar 31   In the year 1939 britain and France agree to support Poland if Germany takes any action against it  

Mar 31   Britain and France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany (and so it begins) on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1939 uS recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1939 uSA recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war  

Apr 02   6th Golf Masters Championship: Ralph Guldahl wins, shooting a 279 in the year 1939.  

Apr 02   Marvin P Gaye Jr, Wash DC, singer (Sexual Healing) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Canada recognizes the government of General Francisco Franco of Spain, following the end of the Spanish Civil War on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Faisal II ascends to throne of Iraq in the year 1939.  

Apr 05   Membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory in the year 1939.  

Apr 05   In the year 1939 william Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies  

Apr 06   On this day in history great Britain & Poland sign military pact  

Apr 06   Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 06   US &UK agree on joint control of Canton &Enderbury Is (Pacific) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

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   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

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

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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