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Thanksgiving - Last Thursday in November

Time: Tuesday Oct 31, 1939

Place: U.S.

Details: On October 31, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a presidential proclamation changing the holiday to the next to last Thursday in November, for business reasons.



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On This Day - 31 October

Mamluk lancers
Mamluks-Abu Sa'id Qansuh was the twenty third Mamluk Sultan of Egypt
Monday Oct 31, 1498 - Cairo, Egypt
Muhammad Ali Pasha
Muhammad Ali of Egypt-Egyptian invasion of Syria
Monday Oct 31, 1831 - Ottoman Syrian provinces
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln-Nevada was admitted as a free state
Monday Oct 31, 1864 - Nevada, U.S.
Nanjing Road during Xinhai Revolution
Xinhai Revolution-Nanchang Restoration
Tuesday Oct 31, 1911 - Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
World War 1-Battle of Beersheba
World War 1-Battle of Beersheba
Wednesday Oct 31, 1917 - Beersheba, (Syria this time)

October 1939

Schindler, Oskar Image
Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)-Arriving in Kraków
Oct, 1939 - Kraków, Poland
World War II
World War II-Battle of Kock
Monday Oct 2, 1939 - Kock, Poland
Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle-Reynaud asked for a staff posting under De Gaulle
Oct, 1939 - France
World War II
World War II-Public peace overture
Friday Oct 6, 1939 - Germany
The Holocaust-Hitler signed a "euthanasia decree"
Oct, 1939 - Germany


Old Computers - image
Computer-One of The Earliest Examples of an Electromechanical relay Computer.
1939 - Germany
Schindler, Oskar Image
Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)-His role in the invasion of Poland
Jan, 1939 - Ostrava, Czech Republic
Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Himmler-Invasion of Poland
1939 - Germany
Alan Turing
Alan Turing-Ludwig Wittgenstein's Lectures about The Foundations of Mathematics
1939 - Cambridge, England
Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky-His Wife's Death
1939 - France