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Historical Events In 1939

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jul 17   22nd PGA Championship: Henry Picard at Pomonok CC Flushing NY on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1939 spencer Davis, Wales, vocalist (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)  

Jul 18   Witold Maliszewski, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history 1st use of fiberglass sutures, R P Scholz, St Louis, Mo  

Jul 19   The first use of fiberglass sutures, R.P. Scholz, St Louis, Mo in the year 1939.  

Jul 19   In the year 1939 tom Hayward, cricketer (35 Tests for England, 1999 runs), dies  

Jul 20   Joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history john Negroponte, 1st United States Director of National Intelligence  

Jul 22   1st black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC) in the year 1939.  

Jul 22   On this day in history terence Stamp, England, actor (Collector, Alien Nations)  

Jul 22   The first black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   5th & last Dutch govt of Colijn, forms in the year 1939.  

Jul 26   Yankee catcher Bill Dickey hits 3 consecutive HRs in the year 1939.  

Jul 28   On this day in history 5th Dutch govt of Colijn falls  

Jul 28   On this day in history clem Cattini, rock drummer (Tornados London)  

Jul 28   In the year 1939 william J Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder Mayo Clinic, dies at 78  

Jul 30   In the year 1939 belgium Sylvere Maes wins 33rd Tour de France  

Jul 30   Eleanor Smeal, leader (National Organization for Women) on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers in the year 1939.  

Aug 02   Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1939 eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 03   On this day in history jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris  

Aug 04   On this day in history frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise)  

Aug 05   On this day in history irene, Princess of Netherlands  

Aug 06   On this day in history 1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio  

Aug 07   Verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373) on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history 2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats)  

Aug 11   In the year 1939 sergei Rachmaninovs last appearance in Europe  

Aug 12   The birth of George Hamilton, American film actor on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Sabotage suspected in crash of the 'City of San Francisco' which fell into the Humboldt River killing 24. (Elko, Nevada) on this day in history.  

Aug 13   In the year 1939 yankees set AL shutout margin with 21-0 victory over A's  

Aug 14   On this day in history 1st night games at Comiskey Park (White Sox 5, Browns 2)  

Aug 15   "Wizard of Oz" premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood in the year 1939.  

Aug 15   On this day in history "Wizard of Oz" premiers at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

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   In the year 1939 birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 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   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died in the year 1939.  

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