1939

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1939 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1939
MCMXXXIX
Ab urbe condita2692
Armenian calendar1388
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԸ
Assyrian calendar6689
Baháʼí calendar95–96
Balinese saka calendar1860–1861
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 Samvat1860–1861
 - Kali Yuga5039–5040
Holocene calendar11939
Igbo calendar939–940
Iranian calendar1317–1318
Islamic calendar1357–1358
Japanese calendarShōwa 14
(昭和14年)
Javanese calendar1869–1870
Juche calendar28
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4272
Minguo calendarROC 28
民國28年
Nanakshahi calendar471
Thai solar calendar2481–2482
Tibetan calendar阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
2065 or 1684 or 912
    — to —
阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
2066 or 1685 or 913
The year 1939

1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday 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 largest and deadliest conflict in human history.

Events

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

January

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June

June 24: Siam is renamed "Thailand".

July

August

September

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.
September: Siege of Warsaw.

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

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Deaths

Deaths
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Nobel Prizes

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