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Historical Events In 1939

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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   On this day in history france turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (the Hatay) to Turkey  

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

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

Jun 27   On this day in history 1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0)  

Jun 28   Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper) in the year 1939.  

Jun 28   PANAM begins a regular air service from the United States to Europe in the year 1939.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Heinkel He. 176 rocket plane flies for first time, at Peenemnde on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history louis Davids [Simon David], cabaret performer/chorus performer, dies  

Jul 02   Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies in the year 1939.  

Jul 03   In the year 1939 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   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   Yankees retire first uniform (Lou Gehrig #4), first Old Timers Day in the year 1939.  

Jul 06   On this day in history german Nazi's close last Jewish enterprises  

Jul 07   52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60) on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history james Deacon White, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi), dies at 91  

Jul 08   On this day in history 59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62)  

Jul 08   In the year 1939 [Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies at 80  

Jul 11   In the year 1939 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   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 in the year 1939.  

Jul 15   In the year 1939 clara Adams (NYC) is 1st woman to complete round world flight  

Jul 15   In the year 1939 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   In the year 1939 birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born in the year 1939.  

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   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

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   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   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died on this day in history.  

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

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