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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1939: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1939?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1939 Churchill calls Soviets riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma
  • 02 Oct 1939 Birdbaths installed in Union Square, San Francisco
  • 03 Oct 1939 Lemmer-Urk Dike closes
  • 04 Oct 1939 Last Polish troops surrender
  • 06 Oct 1939 Adolf Hitler denies he intends to go to war against France and Britain
  • 07 Oct 1939 HALL airship Binnendijk runs up German my
  • 08 Oct 1939 New York Yankees sweep Cincinnati Reds in 36th World Series, fourth straight World Series win.
  • 11 Oct 1939 Albert Einstein informs FDR of possibilities of atomic bomb
  • 14 Oct 1939 BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
  • 15 Oct 1939 Yeshiva of Mir closes after 124 years
  • 16 Oct 1939 Sugar rationing begins in the Netherlands
  • 18 Oct 1939 R Rodgers and Lorenz Harts Too Many Girls, premieres in New York City
  • 20 Oct 1939 All the Things You Are recorded by Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • 22 Oct 1939 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs. Dodgers
  • 24 Oct 1939 Joe DiMaggio wins AL MVP, Jimmie Foxx is runner-up
  • 25 Oct 1939 Nylon stockings go on sale in US for 1st time
  • 26 Oct 1939 Polish Jewish forced into obligatory work service
  • 28 Oct 1939 Anti-German demonstrations / strikes in Czechoslovakia
  • 29 Oct 1939 NHL Babe Seibert Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3
  • 30 Oct 1939 German U-boat fails on attack of English battleship Nelson with Winston Churchill, Dudley Pound and Charles Forbes aboard
  • 31 Oct 1939 27 U-boats sunk this month (135,000 ton)

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Music charts

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Movies

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Interstellar

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America