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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 Peenemnde  

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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72)  

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

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history death of roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 09   On this day in history johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

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   In the year 1939 death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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