1939

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1939 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1939
MCMXXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2692
Armenian calendar 1388
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԸ
Assyrian calendar 6689
Bahá'í calendar 95–96
Balinese saka calendar 1860–1861
Bengali calendar 1346
Berber calendar 2889
British Regnal year Geo. 6 – 4 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2483
Burmese calendar 1301
Byzantine calendar 7447–7448
Chinese calendar 戊寅(Earth Tiger)
4635 or 4575
    — to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4636 or 4576
Coptic calendar 1655–1656
Discordian calendar 3105
Ethiopian calendar 1931–1932
Hebrew calendar 5699–5700
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1995–1996
 - Shaka Samvat 1860–1861
 - Kali Yuga 5039–5040
Holocene calendar 11939
Igbo calendar 939–940
Iranian calendar 1317–1318
Islamic calendar 1357–1358
Japanese calendar Shōwa 14
(昭和14年)
Javanese calendar 1869–1870
Juche calendar 28
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4272
Minguo calendar ROC 28
民國28年
Nanakshahi calendar 471
Thai solar calendar 2481–2482
Tibetan calendar 阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
2065 or 1684 or 912
    — to —
阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
2066 or 1685 or 913
The year 1939

1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1939th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 939th year of the 2nd millennium, the 39th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1930s decade. This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.

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Below, events of World War II have the WWII prefix.

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June 24: Siam is renamed "Thailand".

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September 1: Wieluń destroyed by Luftwaffe bombing.
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.
September: Siege of Warsaw.

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Shirer, William L. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. 
  2. ^ See Wikipedia article: Lou Gehrig
  3. ^ "Thailand ( Siam ) History" (overview), CS Mngt, 2005, CSMngt.com webpage: CSMngt-Thai.
  4. ^ Leffingwell, Randy (1996). Classic Farm Tractors: History of the Farm Tractor. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbooks International. p. 99. ISBN 978-0760302460. 
  5. ^ "On This Day - September 10, 1939". CBC.ca. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  6. ^ "Canada in the Second World War". Juno Beach Centre. 
  7. ^ "The Conquest of Poland and the Beginnings of Jewish Persecution". The Holocaust. Yad Vashem. Archived from the original on November 8, 2012. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 
  8. ^ "Early Television Stations - W2XAB/W2XAX/WCBW - CBS, New York". Early Television Museum. Hilliard, OH. Retrieved 2014-11-26. 
  9. ^ https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=5JYrAQAAIAAJ&q=erin+pizzey+1939+february+19

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