Historical Events In 1939
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jun 22 Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL in the year 1939.
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 France turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (the Hatay) to Turkey in the year 1939.
Jun 24 Pan Am's 1st US to England flight in the year 1939.
Jun 24 In the year 1939 pan Am's first US to England flight
Jun 25 In the year 1939 allen Fox, American Tennis Player
Jun 26 Ford M Ford, [Hueffer], British writer, (Tietjens Saga) dies at 65 in the year 1939.
Jun 27 1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0) in the year 1939.
Jun 28 In the year 1939 joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 28 In the year 1939 pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)
Jun 28 On this day in history pANAM begins a regular air service from the United States to Europe
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 On this day in history heinkel He. 176 rocket plane flies for first time, at Peenemnde
Jul 01 Louis Davids [Simon David], cabaret performer/chorus performer, dies on this day in history.
Jul 02 Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies on this day in history.
Jul 03 Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler on this day in history.
Jul 03 Lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech in the year 1939.
Jul 04 On this day in history fort Ross, NWT the overnight temperature at Fort Ross drops to -12.2 C; one of the lowest July temperatures ever recorded in Canada.
Jul 04 In the year 1939 yankees retire first uniform (Lou Gehrig #4), first Old Timers Day
Jul 06 On this day in history german Nazi's close last Jewish enterprises
Jul 07 On this day in history 52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)
Jul 07 James Deacon White, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi), dies at 91 in the year 1939.
Jul 08 59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62) in the year 1939.
Jul 08 [Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jul 11 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees in the year 1939.
Jul 12 Phillip Adams, Australian broadcaster and journalist in the year 1939.
Jul 13 In the year 1939 appointment of RADM Richard Byrd as commanding officer of 1939-1941 Antarctic Expedition.
Jul 13 In the year 1939 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 Beatrice Erskine Lane Suzuki, Zen student, dies on this day in history.