On This Day

November 1, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • First animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed
  • First jet plane, Heinkel He 178, demonstrated to German Air Ministry

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Sertum laetitiae


Birthdays in History

  • Barbara Bosson, American actress (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman), born in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
1939 in History