On This Day

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
1939 Highlights

About September 4, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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