1939

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This article is about the year 1939. For the 1989 film, see 1939 (1989 film). For the 2009 film, see Glorious 39.
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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The year 1939

1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) 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.
File:Armia Czerwona,Wehrmacht 23.09.1939 wspólna parada.jpg
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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References

  1. See Wikipedia article: Lou Gehrig
  2. "Thailand ( Siam ) History" (overview), CS Mngt, 2005, CSMngt.com webpage: CSMngt-Thai.
  3. Leffingwell, Randy (1996). Classic Farm Tractors: History of the Farm Tractor. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbooks International. p. 99. ISBN 978-0760302460. 
  4. "On This Day - September 10, 1939". CBC.ca. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  5. "Canada in the Second World War". Juno Beach Centre. 
  6. "The Conquest of Poland and the Beginnings of Jewish Persecution". The Holocaust. Yad Vashem. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 
  7. "Early Television Stations - W2XAB/W2XAX/WCBW - CBS, New York". Early Television Museum. Hilliard, OH. Retrieved 2014-11-26.