1939 in Mandatory Palestine

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1939 in the British Mandate of Palestine

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1939 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1939

Events in the year 1939 in the British Mandate of Palestine.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 7 February – 17 March — The London Conference at St. James's Palace is held in an attempt to resolve the future of the British Mandate over Palestine. The conference ends without making any progress.
  • 27 February - 38 Arab Palestinians killed and 44 injured when a number of bombs exploded across the country during the morning.[1]
  • 2 March - The first broadcast of the underground radio station of the Irgun "Kol Tsion HaLokhemet".
  • 27 March - Abdul Rahim al Hajj Mohammed, a Palestinian leader was ambushed and killed by the British Army.
  • 2 May - The founding of the kibbutz Dahlia
  • 3 May - The founding of the kibbutz Dafna
  • 4 May - The founding of the kibbutz Dan
  • 8 May - The founding of the kibbutz Sde Eliyahu
  • 17 May - The British government issues the White Paper of 1939, following the failure of the London Conference and the continued Arab revolt, which abandons the idea of partitioning, sharply restricts Jewish immigration into Palestine and places severe restrictions on the rights of Jews to buy land from Arabs.
  • 23 May - The founding of the kibbutz Mahanayim
  • 23 May - The founding of the moshav Shadmot Dvora
  • 23 May - The founding of the kibbutz HaZore'im
  • 23 May - The founding of the kibbutz Kfar Glikson
  • 28 May - The founding of the moshav Mishmar HaYam
  • 23 June - The founding of the kibbutz Hamadia
  • 26 June - The founding of the moshav Kfar Netter
  • 12 July - The founding of the kibbutz Negba
  • 13 August - The founding of the kibbutz Gesher
  • 29 October - The founding of the kibbutz Amir

Unknown dates[edit]

Notable births[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kayyali, Abdul-Wahhab Said (no date) Palestine. A Modern History Croom Helm. ISBN 086199-007-2. P.221. Quoting a memo to the Colonial Secretary.