September 14, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • British fleet attacks German U-39 boat

Event of interestEvent of Interest

First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill visits Scapa Flow, Orkney

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Event of interestEvent of Interest

World’s 1st practical helicopter, the VS-300 designed by Igor Sikorsky takes (tethered) flight in Stratford, Connecticut

Aviator Igor Sikorsky
Aviator
Igor Sikorsky

Birthdays in History

  • Piet R Stoffelen, Dutch ambassador/MP (PvdA)