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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Jun 22   Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Future Queen Elizabeth of England meets future husband Philip in the year 1939.  

Jun 23   Bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to become wrestling champ on this day in history.  

Jun 23   In the year 1939 france turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (the Hatay) to Turkey  

Jun 24   In the year 1939 pan Am's 1st US to England flight  

Jun 24   In the year 1939 pan Am's first US to England flight  

Jun 25   Allen Fox, American Tennis Player on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Ford M Ford, [Hueffer], British writer, (Tietjens Saga) dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0) in the year 1939.  

Jun 28   Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1939.  

Jun 28   In the year 1939 pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)  

Jun 28   PANAM begins a regular air service from the United States to Europe on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history 4th Dutch govt of Colijn falls  

Jun 29   Dixie Clipper completes first commercial plane flight to Europe on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Heinkel He 176 rocket plane flies for 1st time, at Peenemunde in the year 1939.  

Jun 30   In the year 1939 heinkel He. 176 rocket plane flies for first time, at Peenemnde  

Jul 01   Louis Davids [Simon David], cabaret performer/chorus performer, dies in the year 1939.  

Jul 02   In the year 1939 alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies  

Jul 03   On this day in history ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler  

Jul 03   Lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Fort Ross, NWT the overnight temperature at Fort Ross drops to -12.2 C; one of the lowest July temperatures ever recorded in Canada on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history yankees retire first uniform (Lou Gehrig #4), first Old Timers Day  

Jul 06   In the year 1939 german Nazi's close last Jewish enterprises  

Jul 07   In the year 1939 52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)  

Jul 07   In the year 1939 james Deacon White, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi), dies at 91  

Jul 08   In the year 1939 59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62)  

Jul 08   [Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees  

Jul 12   Phillip Adams, Australian broadcaster and journalist in the year 1939.  

Jul 13   Appointment of RADM Richard Byrd as commanding officer of 1939-1941 Antarctic Expedition on this day in history.  

Jul 13   On this day in history frank Sinatra made his recording debut  

Jul 15   On this day in history clara Adams (NYC) is 1st woman to complete round world flight  

Jul 15   On this day in history johon Mellanby, physiologist, dies  

Jul 16   In the year 1939 beatrice Erskine Lane Suzuki, Zen student, dies  

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

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born in the year 1939.  

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   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   In the year 1939 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   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

Jan 13   On this day in history jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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