1939 Calendar

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

April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May
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 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 1, 1939 – Sydney, Australia, swelters in 45 ˚C (113 ˚F) heat, a record for the city.
  • January 24, 1939 – The deadliest earthquake in Chilean history strikes Chillán.
  • January 26, 1939 – Spanish Civil War: Troops loyal to nationalist General Francisco Franco and aided by Italy take Barcelona.
  • January 27, 1939 – First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
  • February 19, 1939 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • March 3, 1939 – In Mumbai, Mohandas Gandhi begins to fast in protest at the autocratic rule in India.
  • April 1, 1939 – Generalísimo Francisco Franco of the Spanish State announces the end of the Spanish Civil War, when the last of the Republican forces surrender.
  • June 4, 1939 – Holocaust: The MS St. Louis, a ship carrying 963 Jewish refugees, is denied permission to land in Florida, United States, after already being turned away from Cuba. Forced to return to Europe, more than 200 of its passengers later die in Nazi concentration camps.
  • June 17, 1939 – Last public guillotining in France: Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the Saint-Pierre prison
  • September 1, 1939 – World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning World War II.
  • September 10, 1939 – World War II: Canada declares war on Nazi Germany, joining the Allies – France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.
  • September 18, 1939 – World War II: Polish government of Ignacy Mościcki flees to Romania.
  • September 19, 1939 – World War II: The Battle of Kępa Oksywska concludes, with Polish losses reaching roughly 14% of all the forces engaged.
  • September 30, 1939 – General Władysław Sikorski becomes commander-in-chief of the Polish Government in exile.
  • November 1, 1939 – The first rabbit born after artificial insemination is exhibited to the world.
  • 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 2, 1939 – New York City’s La Guardia Airport opens.
  • December 4, 1939 – World War II: HMS Nelson is struck by a mine (laid by GS U-31) off the Scottish coast and is laid up for repairs until August 1940.
  • December 15, 1939Gone with the Wind receives its première at Loew’s Grand Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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