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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jul 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1939 tom Hayward, cricketer (35 Tests for England, 1999 runs), dies  

Jul 20   On this day in history joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies  

Jul 21   John Negroponte, 1st United States Director of National Intelligence in the year 1939.  

Jul 22   1st black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC) on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Terence Stamp, England, actor (Collector, Alien Nations) in the year 1939.  

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

Jul 25   5th & last Dutch govt of Colijn, forms on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1939.  

Jul 30   Belgium Sylvere Maes wins 33rd Tour de France in the year 1939.  

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

Aug 01   Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Aug 04   Frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise) in the year 1939.  

Aug 05   In the year 1939 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   Sergei Rachmaninovs last appearance in Europe in the year 1939.  

Aug 12   In the year 1939 the birth of George Hamilton, American film actor  

Aug 13   Sabotage suspected in crash of the 'City of San Francisco' which fell into the Humboldt River killing 24. (Elko, Nevada) in the year 1939.  

Aug 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn)  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1939.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

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

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1939 jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

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

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

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