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1939 - Information and Events from 1939Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Kilkenny won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Famous Irish people born that year includeSeamus Heaney (Poet)
Also, born that year wereDusty Springfield (Singer)
Joe Kapp (American Footballer)
John Cleese (Comedian)
John Howard (Prime Minister of Australia)
Peter Fonda (Actor)
Tina Turner (Singer)
Tom Harkin (US Politician)
Inventions in 1939 includedHelicopter
Famous Irish movies includedHell’s Kitchen
Also that yearGermany and the Soviet Union attacked Poland and Britain, France, India, Australia and new Zealand declared war on Germany on September 3rd, the United States decided to remain neutral but did begin rearming for war , which helped end the great depression.
Dictator Francisco Franco conquers Madrid, ending the Spanish Civil War
Last public execution in France - murderer Eugene Weidmann is decapitated by the guillotine.
Albert Einstein writes President Franklin Roosevelt about developing the Atomic Bomb using Uranium. This led to the creation of the Manhattan Project.
Russia Invades Finland
Assassination Attempt On Hitler fails by 8 minutes
Thailand Changes it's Name From Siam
Regular television broadcasts began in the United States
1939 - Videos from 1939