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 27, 1939 – First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
  • February 5, 1939 – Generalísimo Francisco Franco becomes the 68th “Caudillo de España”, or Leader of Spain.
  • February 19, 1939 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • April 20, 1939 – Adolf Hitler’s 50th birthday is celebrated as a national holiday in Nazi Germany.
  • April 30, 1939 – The 1939-40 New York World’s Fair opens.
  • May 14, 1939 – Lina Medina becomes the youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five.
  • May 29, 1939 – Albanian fascist leader Tefik Mborja is appointed as member of the Italian Chamber of Fasces and Corporations.
  • August 25, 1939 – The United Kingdom and Poland form a military alliance in which the UK promises to defend Poland in case of invasion by a foreign power.
  • September 1, 1939 – George C. Marshall becomes Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
  • September 2, 1939 – World War II: following the start of the invasion of Poland the previous day, the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) is annexed by Nazi Germany.
  • September 6, 1939 – World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek.
  • September 9, 1939 – World War II: The Battle of Hel begins, the longest-defended pocket of Polish Army resistance during the German invasion of Poland.
  • September 30, 1939 – General Władysław Sikorski becomes commander-in-chief of the Polish Government in exile.
  • October 14, 1939 – The GS U-47 sinks the British battleship HMS Royal Oak within her harbour at Scapa Flow, Scotland.
  • November 8, 1939 – Venlo Incident: Two British agents of SIS are captured by the Germans.
  • December 2, 1939 – New York City’s La Guardia Airport opens.
  • December 12, 1939 – Winter War: Battle of Tolvajärvi – Finnish forces defeat those of the Soviet Union in their first major victory of the conflict.
  • December 13, 1939 – World War II: Battle of the River Plate – Captain Hans Langsdorff of the German Deutschland class cruiser (pocket battleship) Admiral Graf Spee engages with Royal Navy cruisers HMS Exeter, HMS Ajax and HMNZS Achilles.
  • December 14, 1939 – Winter War: The Soviet Union is expelled from the League of Nations for invading Finland.

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