|years:||1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942
|decades:||1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s|
|centuries:||19th century - 20th century - 21st century|
- World War II begins.
- Several Captain Proton stories are published.
- The horror film Son of Frankenstein is released.
- The musical film The Wizard of Oz is released.
- The romantic film Goodbye, Mr. Chips is released.
- The historical drama film Gone with the Wind is released.
- Ted Williams begins playing for the Boston Red Sox as an outfielder.
- Francium is discovered.
Births and deaths
|This article or subsection has an associated category.||1939 births|
|This article or subsection has an associated category.||1939 deaths|
- 28 January
- W.B. Yeats dies.
- 23 April
- Lee Majors born.
- 23 September
- Sigmund Freud dies.
- 23 October
- Zane Grey dies.
|The Amazing Stories
The Space Vortex of Doom
|Captain Proton: Defender of the Earth||Voyager||1939||novel|
|Strange New Worlds V
The Difficulties of Being Evil
References and notes
- ENT episode: "Storm Front"
- VOY episode: "The Killing Game"
- TOS - Crucible novel: Provenance of Shadows
- VOY novel: Captain Proton: Defender of the Earth
- ENT episode: "Horizon"
- Historical fact.
- TOS short story: "The Girl Who Controlled Gene Kelly's Feet"
- ST reference: Star Trek Encyclopedia
- DS9 novelization: Far Beyond the Stars
- TOS reference: Star Fleet Medical Reference Manual
- Decipher RPG module: Through a Glass, Darkly
- TNG episode: "The Neutral Zone"