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Historical Events In 1939

Friday, 18 September 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   Carl Storck becomes 2nd NFL president in the year 1939.  

May 25   The birth of Ian McKellen, English actor on this day in history.  

May 26   Charles H Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder (Mayo Clinic), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

May 27   Joseph Roth, Austria journalist (Fluctuate ohne Ende), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   The first televised heavyweight boxing match-Max Baer vs Lou Nova on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1939 elijah Beardsworth, world quick shaving champion, dies  

Jun 06   In the year 1939 ford Madox Ford, writer, dies at 65  

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

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

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

Jun 08   British king George VI visits US in the year 1939.  

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

Jun 10   Barney Bear, cartoon character, by MGM, debuts in the year 1939.  

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

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

Jun 12   In the year 1939 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Phila CC in Phila  

Jun 12   In the year 1939 the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. is dedicated.  

Jun 13   On this day in history arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies  

Jun 14   Steny H Hoyer, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- ) in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 19   Grace Abbott, social worker (US Children Bureau), dies at 60 in the year 1939.  

Jun 20   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1817 Katanga in the year 1939.  

Jun 20   In the year 1939 test flight of 1st rocket plane using liquid propellants  

Jun 20   On this day in history test flight of first rocket plane using liquid propellants  

Jun 21   Doctors reveal Lou Gehrig has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the year 1939.  

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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   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born in the year 1939.  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1939 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   On this day in history 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   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1939 death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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