Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1939

Monday, 21 September 2020

Apr 07   Italy annexes Albania on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Italy invades Albania in the year 1939.  

Apr 07   On this day in history the birth of Francis Ford Coppola, American director  

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

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

Apr 09   In the year 1939 emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer, dies at 89  

Apr 09   On this day in history marian Anderson sings before 75,000 at Lincoln Memorial  

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

Apr 10   On this day in history colijn's Dutch govt opens camp Westerbork for German Jews  

Apr 11   In the year 1939 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   G Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila on this day in history.  

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   Albert Lebrun elected president of France in the year 1939.  

Apr 16   Stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   On this day in history franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey  

Apr 18   Theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88 in the year 1939.  

Apr 19   On this day in history 43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1939 connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)  

Apr 20   New York World's Fair opens in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history 1st performance of Béla Bartok's 2nd Concerto for violin  

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

Apr 28   Hitler claims German-Polish non-attack treaty still in effect on this day in history.  

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

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

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.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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   On this day in history birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1939.  

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   In the year 1939 death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

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

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know