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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 Peenemnde 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  

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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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 04   In the year 1939 birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born on this day in history.  

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   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died in the year 1939.  

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

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