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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Apr 07   In the year 1939 italy annexes Albania  

Apr 07   In the year 1939 italy invades Albania  

Apr 07   The birth of Francis Ford Coppola, American director in the year 1939.  

Apr 08   In the year 1939 aCV soccer team forms in Axes  

Apr 08   US recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   Colijn's Dutch govt opens camp Westerbork for German Jews on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Hungary leaves League of Nations on this day in history.  

Apr 11   SS Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], detective writer, dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Apr 14   On this day in history john Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" published  

Apr 15   Albert Lebrun elected president of France on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact  

Apr 17   Joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

Apr 19   Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1939 ted Williams' first hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double  

Apr 21   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1939.  

Apr 23   In the year 1939 1st performance of Béla Bartok's 2nd Concerto for violin  

Apr 24   In the year 1939 john Foulds, composer, dies at 58  

Apr 28   In the year 1939 hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect  

Apr 29   Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx & Queens opens in the year 1939.  

Apr 29   Whitestone bridge connecting the Bronx & Queens opens on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 30   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 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

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   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   In the year 1939 albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1939 jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

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

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died in the year 1939.  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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