1939 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728    
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

What Happened In Year 1939?

  • January 26, 1939 – Spanish Civil War: Troops loyal to nationalist General Francisco Franco and aided by Italy take Barcelona.
  • February 11, 1939 – A Lockheed XP-38 flies from California to New York in 7 hours 2 minutes.
  • February 19, 1939 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • March 22, 1939 – World War II: Germany takes Memel from Lithuania.
  • March 23, 1939 – The Hungarian air force attacks the headquarters of Slovak air force in the city of Spišská Nová Ves, kills 13 people and began the Slovak–Hungarian War.
  • March 30, 1939 – The Heinkel He 100 fighter sets a world airspeed record of 463 mph.
  • April 20, 1939 – Billie Holiday records the first Civil Rights song “Strange Fruit”.
  • May 3, 1939 – The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
  • May 29, 1939 – Albanian fascist leader Tefik Mborja is appointed as member of the Italian Chamber of Fasces and Corporations.
  • June 6, 1939 – Judge Joseph Force Crater, known as the “Missingest Man in New York”, is declared legally dead.
  • August 15, 1939 – 13 Stukas dive into the ground during a disastrous air-practice at Neuhammer. There are no survivors.
  • September 1, 1939 – George C. Marshall becomes Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
  • September 9, 1939 – Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain’s colonial government.
  • September 17, 1939 – World War II: The Soviet Union joins Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland during the Polish Defensive War of 1939.
  • September 30, 1939 – General Władysław Sikorski becomes commander-in-chief of the Polish Government in exile.
  • October 6, 1939 – World War II: The last Polish army is defeated.
  • November 17, 1939 – Nine Czech students are executed as a response to anti-Nazi demonstrations prompted by the death of Jan Opletal. In addition, all Czech universities are shut down and over 1200 Czech students sent to concentration camps. Since this event, International Students’ Day is celebrated in many countries, especially in the Czech Republic.
  • November 30, 1939 – Winter War: Soviet forces cross the Finnish border in several places and bomb Helsinki and several other Finnish cities, starting the war.
  • December 17, 1939 – World War II: Battle of the River Plate – The Admiral Graf Spee is scuttled by Captain Hans Langsdorff outside Montevideo.
  • December 27, 1939 – Winter War: Finland holds off a Soviet attack in the Battle of Kelja.

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