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Historical Events In 1939

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Jul 17   In the year 1939 22nd PGA Championship: Henry Picard at Pomonok CC Flushing NY  

Jul 17   Spencer Davis, Wales, vocalist (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Witold Maliszewski, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1939.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Tom Hayward, cricketer (35 Tests for England, 1999 runs), dies on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1939 terence Stamp, England, actor (Collector, Alien Nations)  

Jul 22   In the year 1939 the first black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC)  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1939 yankee catcher Bill Dickey hits 3 consecutive HRs  

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

Jul 28   Clem Cattini, rock drummer (Tornados London) on this day in history.  

Jul 28   William J Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder Mayo Clinic, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Belgium Sylvere Maes wins 33rd Tour de France on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Eleanor Smeal, leader (National Organization for Women) in the year 1939.  

Aug 01   In the year 1939 hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers  

Aug 02   Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers in the year 1939.  

Aug 03   On this day in history eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 03   Jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Aug 04   In the year 1939 frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise)  

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

Aug 06   1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio in the year 1939.  

Aug 07   On this day in history verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)  

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

Aug 11   Sergei Rachmaninovs last appearance in Europe on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1939 "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 in the year 1939.  

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 in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

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

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   In the year 1939 birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1939 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   In the year 1939 albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died on this day in history.  

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

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