Historical Events In 1939
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Nov 30 On this day in history following Finland's rejection of Soviet demands to sign a mutual assistance pact and cede Finnish territory for the defense of Leningrad, the Red Army attacks Finland at various positions along the Russo-Finnish frontier
Nov 30 In the year 1939 uSSR invades Finland over a border dispute
Dec 01 Lee Trevino golfer was born this day on this day in history.
Dec 01 On this day in history max Fiedler, composer, dies at 79
Dec 01 SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews in the year 1939.
Dec 02 On this day in history british Imperial Airways & British Airways merge to form BOAC
Dec 02 British Imperial Airways and British Airways merge to form BOAC on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 1939 new York's La Guardia Airport began operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, 1 minute after midnight
Dec 02 Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician in the year 1939.
Dec 03 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres in the year 1939.
Dec 05 On this day in history a Sunderland aircraft of 10 Squadron RAAF, part of the RAF Coastal Command, flies on the first official RAAF operation of World War Two
Dec 05 Frederik van Rossum, composer on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history 5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB)
Dec 07 In the year 1939 lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
Dec 08 In the year 1939 ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63
Dec 09 27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7 on this day in history.
Dec 10 Green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0 in the year 1939.
Dec 10 Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1939.
Dec 11 In the year 1939 betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine
Dec 11 In the year 1939 douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies
Dec 11 On this day in history new anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed
Dec 12 Douglas Fairbanks, actor (Zorro, 3 Musketeers, Robin Hood), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Dec 12 Russ Indigirka capsizes in blizzard off Japanese coast; 750 die in the year 1939.
Dec 13 In the year 1939 battle at La Plata
Dec 14 In the year 1939 league of Nations drops the Soviet Union
Dec 14 In the year 1939 soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union
Dec 15 On this day in history "Gone With the Wind" premieres in Atlanta
Dec 15 In the year 1939 in Seaford, Delaware, Nylon commercially produced for the first time
Dec 15 The commercial manufacture of nylon yarn, Seaford, Delaware on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history the world premiere of the movie Gone With the Wind is held in Atlanta, GA.
Dec 15 Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies on this day in history.
Dec 15 World premiere of "Gone With The Wind" in Atlanta GA on this day in history.
Dec 16 Bradman scores 251* SA v NSW, 271 minutes, 38 fours 2 sixes in the year 1939.
Dec 17 German pocket battleship Graf Spee scuttled by its crew off Uruguay in the year 1939.