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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 09 July 2020

May 23   Dmitri Shostakovitch appointed professor at conservatory of Leningrad on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1939 hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland  

May 23   Submarine Squalis sinks off Portsmouth NH, 26 die on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1939 carl Storck becomes 2nd NFL president  

May 25   On this day in history the birth of Ian McKellen, English actor  

May 26   Charles H Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder (Mayo Clinic), dies at 74 in the year 1939.  

May 27   Joseph Roth, Austria journalist (Fluctuate ohne Ende), dies at 44 in the year 1939.  

Jun 01   On this day in history british sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard  

Jun 01   On this day in history the first televised heavyweight boxing match-Max Baer vs Lou Nova  

Jun 03   In the year 1939 71st Belmont: James Stout aboard Johnstown wins in 2:29.6  

Jun 04   The S.S. St. Louis, carrying 900+ Jewish refugees from Germany, is turned away from the Florida coast. In a great tragedy, the ship is also denied permission to dock in Cuba and eventually returns to Europe. Many of the refugees later die in Nazi concentration camps in the year 1939.  

Jun 05   Elijah Beardsworth, world quick shaving champion, dies in the year 1939.  

Jun 06   Ford Madox Ford, writer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1939 nY Giants beat Reds 17-3, with 5 HRs in 4th inning  

Jun 07   1st king & queen of England to visit US, George VI & Elizabeth on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1939 the first king &queen of England to visit US, George VI &Elizabeth  

Jun 08   On this day in history british king George VI visits US  

Jun 09   Owen Moore, actor (She Done Him Wrong), commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history barney Bear, cartoon character, by MGM, debuts  

Jun 11   In the year 1939 king & Queen of England taste 1st "hot dogs" at FDR's party  

Jun 11   On this day in history king & Queen of England taste first "hot dogs" at FDR's party  

Jun 12   On this day in history 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Phila CC in Phila  

Jun 12   On this day in history the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. is dedicated.  

Jun 13   Arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1939 steny H Hoyer, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- )  

Jun 15   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1676 Kariba on this day in history.  

Jun 17   In the year 1939 eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France  

Jun 17   Last public guillotining in France. Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the prison Saint-Pierre in the year 1939.  

Jun 18   In the year 1939 french LM "Sas" van Aerschot, Flemish actor, dies at 73  

Jun 19   In the year 1939 grace Abbott, social worker (US Children Bureau), dies at 60  

Jun 20   In the year 1939 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1817 Katanga  

Jun 20   Test flight of 1st rocket plane using liquid propellants on this day in history.  

Jun 20   In the year 1939 test flight of first rocket plane using liquid propellants  

Jun 21   In the year 1939 doctors reveal Lou Gehrig has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 05   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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