Historical Events In 1939
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jun 22 Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL in the year 1939.
Jun 22 On this day in history future Queen Elizabeth of England meets future husband Philip
Jun 23 On this day in history bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to become wrestling champ
Jun 23 France turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (the Hatay) to Turkey on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history pan Am's 1st US to England flight
Jun 24 Pan Am's first US to England flight in the year 1939.
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 In the year 1939 1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0)
Jun 28 On this day in history joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 28 Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper) in the year 1939.
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 In the year 1939 dixie Clipper completes first commercial plane flight to Europe
Jun 30 On this day in history heinkel He 176 rocket plane flies for 1st time, at Peenemunde
Jun 30 Heinkel He. 176 rocket plane flies for first time, at Peenemnde in the year 1939.
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 Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler on this day in history.
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 German Nazi's close last Jewish enterprises in the year 1939.
Jul 07 On this day in history 52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)
Jul 07 On this day in history james Deacon White, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi), dies at 91
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 In the year 1939 phillip Adams, Australian broadcaster and journalist
Jul 13 Appointment of RADM Richard Byrd as commanding officer of 1939-1941 Antarctic Expedition in the year 1939.
Jul 13 Frank Sinatra made his recording debut on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history clara Adams (NYC) is 1st woman to complete round world flight
Jul 15 Johon Mellanby, physiologist, dies on this day in history.
Jul 16 In the year 1939 beatrice Erskine Lane Suzuki, Zen student, dies