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 16, 1939 – The Irish Republican Army (IRA) begins a bombing and sabotage campaign in England.
  • 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.
  • March 2, 1939 – Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli is elected Pope and takes the name Pius XII.
  • March 22, 1939 – World War II: Germany takes Memel from Lithuania.
  • April 14, 1939The Grapes of Wrath, by American author John Steinbeck is first published by the Viking Press.
  • May 3, 1939 – The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
  • May 17, 1939 – The Columbia Lions and the Princeton Tigers play in the United States’ first televised sporting event, a collegiate baseball game in New York City.
  • June 6, 1939 – Judge Joseph Force Crater, known as the “Missingest Man in New York”, is declared legally dead.
  • June 12, 1939 – Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures’ Dr. Cyclops, the first horror film photographed in three-strip Technicolor.
  • July 4, 1939 – Lou Gehrig, recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, tells a crowd at Yankee Stadium that he considers himself “The luckiest man on the face of the earth” as he announces his retirement from major league baseball.
  • August 27, 1939 – First flight of the turbojet-powered Heinkel He 178, the world’s first jet aircraft.
  • August 31, 1939 – Nazi Germany mounts a staged attack on the Gleiwitz radio station, creating an excuse to attack Poland the following day thus starting World War II in Europe.
  • September 3, 1939 – World War II: France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland, forming the Allies.
  • September 4, 1939 – World War II: a Bristol Blenheim is the first British aircraft to cross the German coast following the declaration of war and German ships are bombed.
  • October 8, 1939 – World War II: Germany annexes Western Poland.
  • November 8, 1939 – In Munich, Adolf Hitler narrowly escapes the assassination attempt of Georg Elser while celebrating the 16th anniversary of the Beer Hall Putsch.
  • December 15, 1939Gone with the Wind receives its première at Loew’s Grand Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • December 22, 1939 – Indian Muslims observe a “Day of Deliverance” to celebrate the resignations of members of the Indian National Congress over their not having been consulted over the decision to enter World War II with Britain.
  • December 27, 1939 – Winter War: Finland holds off a Soviet attack in the Battle of Kelja.

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