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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1939?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1939 Hitler orders extermination of mentally ill
  • 02 Sep 1939 The German-American League for Culture in Cleveland, Ohio, representing 103,000 German-Americans, issues a resolution calling on German people to rise up and defeat Adolf Hitler.
  • 03 Sep 1939 Britain declares war on Germany. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Canada
  • 04 Sep 1939 German submarine U-30 sinks British passenger ship Athenia
  • 05 Sep 1939 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)
  • 06 Sep 1939 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WWII
  • 07 Sep 1939 Radio New York Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission
  • 08 Sep 1939 FDR declares limited national emergency due to war in Europe
  • 09 Sep 1939 Nazi army reaches Warsaw
  • 10 Sep 1939 In WWII, Canada declared war on Germany
  • 11 Sep 1939 Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw
  • 13 Sep 1939 Igor Stravinsky invents 1st helicopter
  • 14 Sep 1939 British fleet attacks German U-39 boat
  • 15 Sep 1939 WWII: Diverse elements of the German Wehrmacht surround Warsaw and demand its surrender. The Poles refuse and the siege begins in earnest.
  • 16 Sep 1939 53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64)
  • 17 Sep 1939 German U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die
  • 18 Sep 1939 Polish government of Moscicki flees to Romania
  • 19 Sep 1939 British Expeditionary Force reaches France
  • 20 Sep 1939 British fleet takes German U-27 boat
  • 21 Sep 1939 Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews
  • 22 Sep 1939 Joint victory parade of Wehrmacht and Red Army in Brest-Litovsk at the end of the Invasion of Poland.
  • 23 Sep 1939 Cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6; Brooklyn Dodgers get 27 hits and beat Philadelphia Phillies 22-4.
  • 25 Sep 1939 German Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs
  • 26 Sep 1939 German seaplane shoots KLM-aircraft (1 killed)
  • 27 Sep 1939 Warsaw Poland, surrenders to Germans after 19 days of resistance
  • 28 Sep 1939 Estonia accepts Soviet military bases
  • 29 Sep 1939 Gerald J. Cox, speaking at an American Water Works Association meeting, becomes the first person to publicly propose the fluoridation of public water supplies in the United States.
  • 30 Sep 1939 41 U-boats sunk this month (153,000 ton)

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Movies

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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America