Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the deadliest human conflict in history.

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List Of Alcatraz Escape Attempts - Attempted Escapes - January 13, 1939
... Arthur 'Doc' Barker, William Martin, Rufus McCain, Henri Young, and Dale Stamphill were inmates of the prison's supposedly most-secure unit, D-Block, when they managed to escape the cell house and reach the Alcatraz shore on the night of January 13, 1939 ... As they were putting a makeshift raft together they were spotted and fired on by a guard in a watch tower ...
Soviet Films Of 1939 - 1939
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St Andrew's Garrison Church, Aldershot - History of The Church Buildings - Extension, 1939
... On Sunday 5th Feb.1939, the extended St Andrew's Garrison Church was reopened and rededicated in the presence of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth ...