Famous Deaths In 1939
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Jan 02 Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.
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 In the year 1939 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 in the year 1939.
Jan 19 Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died in the year 1939.
Jan 23 On this day in history death of matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide
Jan 24 Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (b. 1867) died in the year 1939.
Jan 26 On this day in history death of armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard
Jan 28 William Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73 on this day in history.
Jan 31 George Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for S Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1939 edward Sapir, US linguist/cultural antropologist (indian), dies at 55
Feb 07 In the year 1939 death of boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (b. 1886)
Feb 10 Pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81 in the year 1939.
Feb 11 On this day in history franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64
Feb 15 On this day in history foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47
Feb 16 On this day in history jura Soyfer, writer, dies at 26
Feb 17 Willy Hess, German violinist (b. 1859) died in the year 1939.
Feb 18 In the year 1939 ludwig Bonvin, composer, dies at 89
Feb 22 Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (b. 1875) died in the year 1939.
Feb 27 Nadezjda K Krupskaya, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin, dies at 70 in the year 1939.
Mar 02 Howard Carter, Brit archaeologist/Egyptologist (King Tut), dies at 65 in the year 1939.
Mar 06 [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician, dies at 86 in the year 1939.
Mar 07 On this day in history amadeo Roldan, composer, dies at 38
Mar 18 Henry Simpson Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader (b. 1859) died in the year 1939.
Mar 19 Lloyd L. Gaines, American civil rights activist died on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1939 evald Aav, composer, dies at 39
Mar 27 On this day in history constance Lindsay Skinner, author (Rivers of America), dies at 57
Mar 28 On this day in history death of francis Matthew John Baker, Australian politician (b. 1903)
Apr 05 William Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies
Apr 07 Joseph Lyons, tenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1879) died on this day in history.