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 19, 1939 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • February 27, 1939 – United States labor law: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes violate property owners’ rights and are therefore illegal.
  • March 14, 1939 – Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
  • March 16, 1939 – From Prague Castle, Hitler proclaimed Bohemia and Moravia a German protectorate.
  • April 14, 1939The Grapes of Wrath, by American author John Steinbeck is first published by the Viking Press.
  • May 22, 1939 – World War II: Germany and Italy sign the Pact of Steel.
  • August 2, 1939 – Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan project to develop a nuclear weapon.
  • August 15, 1939 – 13 Stukas dive into the ground during a disastrous air-practice at Neuhammer. There are no survivors.
  • September 1, 1939 – World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning World War II.
  • September 6, 1939 – World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek.
  • September 14, 1939 – World War II: The Estonian military boards the Polish submarine ship ORP in Tallinn, sparking a diplomatic incident that the Soviet Union will later use to justify the annexation of Estonia.
  • September 17, 1939 – World War II: A German U-boat U 29 sinks the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous.
  • September 28, 1939 – Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union agree on a division of Poland after their invasion during World War II.
  • 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 6, 1939 – World War II: Sonderaktion Krakau takes place.
  • November 15, 1939 – In Washington, D.C., US President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial.
  • 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 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.

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