Historical Events on September 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)

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FDR declares US neutrality at start of WW II in Europe

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • New Zealand Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage declares New Zealand's support for Britain in the war with Germany; Savage famously told the nation 'where she goes, we go. Where she stands,we stand'