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 Peenemnde 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