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