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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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

Mar 16   Germany occupies Czechoslovakia in the year 1939.  

Mar 16   In the year 1939 hungary annexes republic of Karpato-Ukraine  

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

Mar 20   7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania in the year 1939.  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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   Nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland in the year 1939.  

Mar 22   On this day in history lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany  

Mar 25   Billboard Magazine introduces hillbilly (country) music chart on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1939 constance Lindsay Skinner, author (Rivers of America), dies at 57  

Mar 28   Dutch hunter shoots English bombers down in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

Mar 31   On this day in history britain and France agree to support Poland if Germany takes any action against it  

Mar 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 6th Golf Masters Championship: Ralph Guldahl wins, shooting a 279  

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

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

Apr 04   Faisal II ascends to throne of Iraq on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory  

Apr 05   On this day in history william Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies  

Apr 06   In the year 1939 great Britain & Poland sign military pact  

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) 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   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born in the year 1939.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1939 death of roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864)  

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   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1939 jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

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

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