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Historical Events In 1939

Monday, 10 May 2021

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

May 23   Hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland in the year 1939.  

May 23   On this day in history submarine Squalis sinks off Portsmouth NH, 26 die  

May 25   On this day in history carl Storck becomes 2nd NFL president  

May 25   In the year 1939 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 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   In the year 1939 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.  

Jun 05   In the year 1939 elijah Beardsworth, world quick shaving champion, dies  

Jun 06   On this day in history 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   1st king & queen of England to visit US, George VI & Elizabeth in the year 1939.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1939 british king George VI visits US  

Jun 09   On this day in history owen Moore, actor (She Done Him Wrong), commits suicide at 52  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1939.  

Jun 14   Steny H Hoyer, (Rep-D-MD, 1981- ) on this day in history.  

Jun 15   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1676 Kariba in the year 1939.  

Jun 17   Eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France in the year 1939.  

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   French LM "Sas" van Aerschot, Flemish actor, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   Test flight of first rocket plane using liquid propellants on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1939 jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

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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