What Happened on September 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Estonia accepts Soviet military bases
  • Final broadcast of The Fleischmann Hour was heard on radio

AgreementTreaty of Interest

German-Soviet Frontier Treaty is signed by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov; redraws German and Soviet spheres of influence in central Europe and transfers most of Lithuania to the USSR

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov
Soviet Foreign Minister
Vyacheslav Molotov

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolph Walker, Trinidadian-born British actor
  • Stuart Kauffman, American biologist

Famous Deaths

  • Felicjan Szopski, composer, dies at 74