30 Apr 1939

Germany
  • Germany passed laws in preparation to move Jewish families into buildings reserved for Jewish residences. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Kurt Fricke was made the German Navy liaison to the German Air Force. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt's address at the opening ceremonies of the New York World's Fair was broadcast on television, making him the first US President to appear in this medium. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 30 Apr 1939
Ellet anchored off New York City, 30 Apr 1939

30 Apr 1939 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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