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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1939.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1939: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1939?


Events

  • 02 Jul 1939 The 1st World Science Fiction Convention opens in New York City.
  • 03 Jul 1939 Lou Gehrig day; baseball player Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech.
  • 04 Jul 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.
  • 06 Jul 1939 Holocaust: the last remaining Jewish enterprises in Germany are closed.
  • 07 Jul 1939 52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)
  • 08 Jul 1939 59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62)
  • 11 Jul 1939 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York New York Yankee / AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees
  • 13 Jul 1939 Frank Sinatra made his recording debut
  • 15 Jul 1939 Clara Adams (NYC) is 1st woman to complete round world flight
  • 17 Jul 1939 22nd PGA Championship: Henry Picard at Pomonok Country Club - Flushing, New York
  • 19 Jul 1939 Dr Roy P Scholz is 1st surgeon to use fiberglass sutures
  • 22 Jul 1939 1st black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC)
  • 23 Jul 1939 Mahatma Gandhi the spiritual leader from India writes a personal letter to Adolf Hitler addressing him quotMy friendquot, requesting to prevent any possible war.
  • 25 Jul 1939 5th and last Dutch government of Colijn, forms
  • 26 Jul 1939 Yankee catcher Bill Dickey hits 3 consecutive HRs
  • 27 Jul 1939 The first recorded snowfall in Auckland, New Zealand since records began in 1853.
  • 28 Jul 1939 5th Dutch government of Colijn falls

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America