1939

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Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:19th century20th century21st century
Decades:1900s  1910s  1920s  – 1930s –  1940s  1950s  1960s
Years:1936 1937 193819391940 1941 1942
 
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This article is about the year 1939. For the film, see 1939 (film).
Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:19th century20th century21st century
Decades:1900s  1910s  1920s  – 1930s –  1940s  1950s  1960s
Years:1936 1937 193819391940 1941 1942
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1939 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1939
MCMXXXIX
Ab urbe condita2692
Armenian calendar1388
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Assyrian calendar6689
Bahá'í calendar95–96
Bengali calendar1346
Berber calendar2889
British Regnal yearGeo. 6 – 4 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2483
Burmese calendar1301
Byzantine calendar7447–7448
Chinese calendar戊寅(Earth Tiger)
4635 or 4575
    — to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4636 or 4576
Coptic calendar1655–1656
Discordian calendar3105
Ethiopian calendar1931–1932
Hebrew calendar5699–5700
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1995–1996
 - Shaka Samvat1861–1862
 - Kali Yuga5040–5041
Holocene calendar11939
Igbo calendar939–940
Iranian calendar1317–1318
Islamic calendar1357–1358
Japanese calendarShōwa 14
(昭和14年)
Juche calendar28
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4272
Minguo calendarROC 28
民國28年
Thai solar calendar2482
The year 1939

1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the full calendar) 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 human conflict in 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.
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.

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References[edit]

  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. ^ "War!". junobeach.org. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  6. ^ "The Conquest of Poland and the Beginnings of Jewish Persecution". The Holocaust. Yad Vashem. Retrieved 2013-03-03.