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Historical Events In 1939

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 07   Italy annexes Albania in the year 1939.  

Apr 07   In the year 1939 italy invades Albania  

Apr 07   In the year 1939 the birth of Francis Ford Coppola, American director  

Apr 08   ACV soccer team forms in Axes on this day in history.  

Apr 08   US recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Marian Anderson sings before 75,000 at Lincoln Memorial in the year 1939.  

Apr 10   Alfredo Panzini, Ital author (Il Bacio de Lesba), dies at 75 in the year 1939.  

Apr 10   In the year 1939 colijn's Dutch govt opens camp Westerbork for German Jews  

Apr 11   On this day in history hungary leaves League of Nations  

Apr 11   SS Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], detective writer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   In the year 1939 g Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila  

Apr 13   W Saroyan's "My Heart's in the Highlands," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Apr 14   John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" published on this day in history.  

Apr 15   In the year 1939 albert Lebrun elected president of France  

Apr 16   In the year 1939 stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact  

Apr 17   Joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1939.  

Apr 18   Franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey in the year 1939.  

Apr 18   Theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8 in the year 1939.  

Apr 19   In the year 1939 connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights  

Apr 19   Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   New York World's Fair opens on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history ted Williams' first hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double  

Apr 21   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna in the year 1939.  

Apr 21   On this day in history herman Finck, composer, dies at 66  

Apr 23   In the year 1939 1st performance of B√©la Bartok's 2nd Concerto for violin  

Apr 24   John Foulds, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect in the year 1939.  

Apr 29   On this day in history whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx & Queens opens  

Apr 29   In the year 1939 whitestone bridge connecting the Bronx & Queens opens  

Apr 30   On this day in history nBC/RCA 1st public TV demo with FDR at opening of NY World's Fair  

Apr 30   In the year 1939 nBC/RCA first public TV demo with FDR at opening of NY World's Fair  

Apr 30   In the year 1939 the World's Fair, at a cost of $150 million, opens in New York amid a blaze of fireworks. England's king and queen arrive for the opening. Regular television broadcasting begins from the Fair.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

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   In the year 1939 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   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies on this day in history.  

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

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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