What Happened on September 4, 1939

Historical Events

  • Dutch Second Chamber affirms the Netherlands is in a State of War with Germany
  • German troops move into Danzig
  • Mir, a Nazi ghetto in occupied Poland, is exterminated
  • Netherlands & Belgium declare neutrality
  • RAF bombs Wilhelmshafen, Germany

Event of Interest

Surgeon Archibald McIndoe sets up new Centre for Plastic and Jaw Surgery at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, England to treat injured airmen

1939 History

About September 4, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo