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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Apr 07   Italy annexes Albania in the year 1939.  

Apr 07   On this day in history italy invades Albania  

Apr 07   The birth of Francis Ford Coppola, American director on this day in history.  

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   Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1939.  

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

Apr 15   On this day in history albert Lebrun elected president of France  

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

Apr 17   In the year 1939 joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title  

Apr 18   In the year 1939 franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey  

Apr 18   On this day in history theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88  

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 in the year 1939.  

Apr 19   Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late) in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   John Foulds, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born on this day in history.  

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   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

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   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 16   In the year 1939 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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