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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1900s  1910s  1920s  – 1930s –  1940s  1950s  1960s
Years: 1936 1937 193819391940 1941 1942
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Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

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  1. Events of 1939
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing
  2. Births
  3. Deaths
  4. Nobel Prizes
  5. See also · Notes · External links

Events of 1939

January

February

March

April

May

June

June 24: Siam is renamed "Thailand"
  • June 3 – The Soviet government offers its definition of what constitutes "aggression", upon which the projected Anglo-Soviet-French alliance will come into effect. The French Foreign Minister Georges Bonnet accepts the Soviet definition of aggression at once. The British reject the Soviet definition, especially the concept of "indirect aggression", which they feel is too loose a definition and phrased in such a manner as to imply the Soviet right of inference in the internal affairs of nations of Eastern Europe.
  • June 4 – The St. Louis, a ship carrying a cargo of 907 Jewish refugees, is denied permission to land in Florida after already having been turned away from Cuba. Forced to return to Europe, many of its passengers later die in Nazi death camps during the Holocaust.
  • June 12 – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is officially dedicated in Cooperstown, New York.
  • June 14Tientsin Incident: The Japanese blockade the British concession in Tianjin, China, beginning a crisis which almost causes an Anglo-Japanese war in the summer of 1939.
  • June 17 – In the last public guillotining in France, murderer Eugen Weidmann is decapitated by the guillotine.
  • June 23 – Talks are completed in Ankara between French Ambassador René Massigli and Turkish Foreign Minister Şükrü Saracoğlu, resolving the Hatay dispute in Turkey's favor. Turkey annexes Hatay.
  • June 24 – The government of Siam changes its name to Thailand, which means 'Free Land'.[1]

July

August

September

Wieluń destroyed by Luftwaffe bombing the 1st of September 1939
Common parade of Wehrmacht and Red Army in Brest at the end of the Invasion of Poland. At the center Major General Heinz Guderian and Brigadier Semyon Krivoshein.

October

November

December

Undated

Ongoing

Births

1939 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1939
MCMXXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2692
Armenian calendar 1388
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԸ
Bahá'í calendar 95 – 96
Bengali calendar 1346
Berber calendar 2889
Buddhist calendar 2483
Burmese calendar 1301
Byzantine calendar 7447 – 7448
Chinese calendar 戊寅年十一月十一日
(4575/4635-11-11)
— to —
己卯年十一月廿一日
(4576/4636-11-21)
Coptic calendar 1655 – 1656
Ethiopian calendar 1931 – 1932
Hebrew calendar 56995700
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1994 – 1995
 - Shaka Samvat 1861 – 1862
 - Kali Yuga 5040 – 5041
Holocene calendar 11939
Iranian calendar 1317 – 1318
Islamic calendar 1357 – 1358
Japanese calendar Shōwa 14
(昭和14年)
Korean calendar 4272
Thai solar calendar 2482

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Undated

Nobel Prizes

Notes

  1. ^ "Thailand ( Siam ) History" (overview), CS Mngt, 2005, CSMngt.com webpage: CSMngt-Thai.

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1900s  1910s  1920s  - 1930s -  1940s  1950s  1960s
Years: 1936 1937 1938 - 1939 - 1940 1941 1942

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  • "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" - by E.Y. Harburg and Harold Arlen, from the movie, The Wizard of Oz, won the Academy Award for the best song.krc:1939 джыл







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