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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1939.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative).

But much more happened on March 1939: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1939?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1939 A Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.
  • 02 Mar 1939 Massachusetts Legislature votes to ratify the Bill of Rights; 147 years late.
  • 03 Mar 1939 In Mumbai, Mohandas Gandhi begins to fast in protest at the autocratic rule in India.
  • 07 Mar 1939 Glamour magazine begins publishing
  • 12 Mar 1939 Pope Pius XII crowned in Vatican ceremonies.
  • 14 Mar 1939 Nazi Germany dissolves Republic of Czechoslovakia
  • 15 Mar 1939 Hitler occupies Bohemia and Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independ
  • 16 Mar 1939 Germany occupies Czechoslovakia
  • 17 Mar 1939 Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanchang between the Kuomintang and Japan begins,
  • 18 Mar 1939 American President Franklin Roosevelt imposes punitive tariffs on imports from Germany.
  • 19 Mar 1939 Hitler sends a registered letter to the government of Lithuania stating that Germany intends to annex the port of Memel.
  • 20 Mar 1939 7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania.
  • 21 Mar 1939 Nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland
  • 22 Mar 1939 Lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany
  • 23 Mar 1939 The Hungarian air force attacks the headquarters of Slovak air force in the city of Spisska Nova Ves, kills 13 people and began the Slovak : Hungarian War.
  • 24 Mar 1939 Marks the seventh successive year of the world wide boycott of all German exports initiated by front page declarations in Britain and the U.S. 'Judea declares war on Germany'
  • 25 Mar 1939 Billboard Magazine introduces hillbilly (country) music chart.
  • 28 Mar 1939 Dutch hunter shoots English bombers down.
  • 30 Mar 1939 The Heinkel He 100 fighter sets a world airspeed record of 463 mph.
  • 31 Mar 1939 Britain and France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany

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The Matrix

The Matrix

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States of America

The Cremator

The Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Country: United States of America

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States of America