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Historical Events In 1939

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May 23   Dmitri Shostakovitch appointed professor at conservatory of Leningrad in the year 1939.  

May 23   Hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1939 charles H Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder (Mayo Clinic), dies at 74  

May 27   On this day in history joseph Roth, Austria journalist (Fluctuate ohne Ende), dies at 44  

Jun 01   British sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 06   On this day in history ford Madox Ford, writer, dies at 65  

Jun 06   NY Giants beat Reds 17-3, with 5 HRs in 4th inning on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1939.  

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

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

Jun 13   In the year 1939 arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies  

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

Jun 15   On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1676 Kariba  

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

Jun 17   On this day in history last public guillotining in France. Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the prison Saint-Pierre.  

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

Jun 19   On this day in history grace Abbott, social worker (US Children Bureau), dies at 60  

Jun 20   On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1817 Katanga  

Jun 20   Test flight of 1st rocket plane using liquid propellants in the year 1939.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1939 birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

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   In the year 1939 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   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died in the year 1939.  

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

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