On This Day

November 9, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Nobel Prize for physics awarded to American Ernest Lawrence for his invention of the cyclotron
  • Venlo-incident: German Abwehr kills 2 British agents

Birthdays in History

  • Marco Bellocchio, Italian film director (The Conviction), born in Bobbio, Italy
  • Paul Cameron, American psychologist and sex researcher, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Deaths in History

  • Dirk Klop, Dutch intelligence lt, shot by German Abwehr
1939 in History