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In May 1939, shortly before the Second World War, the British put out the white paper of 1939 restricting Jewish immigration to Palestine.
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The National Speleological Society of the USA was later founded in 1941 ( originally formed as the Speleological Society of the District of Columbia on May 6, 1939 ) and the Swiss Society of Speleology created in 1939 in Geneva, but the first speleological institute in the world was founded in 1920 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, by Emil Racovita, a Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist and explorer of Antarctica.
The themed anthology series would become a sensation with the introduction of Batman in issue # 27 ( May 1939 ).
In late 1939 he brought the Duke of Windsor back from self-impodsed exile in France and in early May 1940, Mountbatten led a British convoy in through the fog to evacuate the Allied forces participating in the Namsos Campaign during the Norwegian Campaign.
Over this period, except for the war years, during which he served with the United States Air Force, he developed British Guiana Airways Ltd. ( registered 27 May, 1938 ) and operating regular internal services since 1939.
Howard Carter ( 9 May 18742 March 1939 ) was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist known for discovering the tomb of 14th-century BC pharaoh Tutankhamun.
Following the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Alexander brought the 1st Infantry Division to France, where, in late May 1940, he successfully led the division's withdrawal to Dunkirk.
One of the consequences of Ribbentrop's heavy-handed behaviour was the signing of the Anglo-Turkish alliance of 12 May 1939.
Ribbentrop's efforts were crowned with success with the signing of the Pact of Steel in May 1939, though this was accomplished only by falsely assuring Mussolini that there would be no war for the next three years.
On 25 May 1939, Ribbentrop sent a secret message to Moscow to tell the Soviet Foreign Commissar, Vyacheslav Molotov, that if Germany attacked Poland " Russia's special interests would be taken into consideration ".
Along the same lines, Ribbentrop told the Italian Foreign Minister Count Galeazzo Ciano on 5 May 1939 " It is certain that within a few months not one Frenchman nor a single Englishman will go to war for Poland ".
In May 1939, as part of his efforts to bully Turkey into joining the Axis, Ribbentrop had arranged for the cancellation of the delivery of 60 heavy howitzers from the Škoda Works, which the Turks had paid for in advance.
Karl Bernhardovic Radek () ( 31 October 1885 – 19 May 1939 ) was a socialist active in the Polish and German movements before World War I and an international Communist leader after the Russian Revolution.
" Carr argued that the Soviet Union's replacement of Foreign Minister Litvinov with Molotov on May 3, 1939 indicated not an irrevocable shift towards alignment with Germany, but rather was Stalin ’ s way of engaging in hard bargaining with the British and the French by appointing a proverbial hard man, namely Molotov, to the Foreign Commissariat.
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Reinhard Heydrich ( middle ) with Heinrich Himmler ( left ), Karl Wolff ( right ), and an unidentified assistant ( front ) at the Berghof ( residence ) | Obersalzberg, May 1939
On May 27, 1939, the first U. S. synchronized swimming competition took place at Wright Junior College between Wright and the Chicago Teachers ' College.
Józef Beck, minister of foreign affairs delivers his famous ' Honour ' speech in the Sejm, 5th May 1939.
Although the battle was a Soviet victory, the Japanese dismissed it as an inconclusive draw, and on 11 May 1939 decided to move the Japanese-Mongolian border up to the Khalkhin Gol River by force.
* May 18 – Ernie Davis, American football player, first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy ( b. 1939 )
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Over a year later, on May 29, 1975, the University Board of Trustees authorized a change in policy to admit " students of any race ," a move that occurred shortly before the announcement of the Supreme Court decision in Runyon v. McCrary ( 427 U. S. 160 ), which prohibited racial exclusion in private schools.
His sister Marjorie died of kidney disease in May and shortly after, on 22 May 1946, Orwell set off to live on the Isle of Jura.
Whereas in May and June 2005 victory of the Christian Democrats seemed highly likely, with some polls giving them an absolute majority, this picture changed shortly before the election at 18 September 2005.
Geocaching was conceived shortly after the removal of Selective Availability from GPS on May 2, 2000, because the improved accuracy of the system allowed for a small container to be specifically placed and located.
The economic sanctions were fully lifted in 24 May 2003, shortly after Saddam Hussein was overthrown.
His lyrical epic poem " Máj " ( May ), published in 1836 shortly before his death, was judged by his contemporaries as confusing, too individualistic, and not in harmony with the national ideas.
Under the title, To Markos III ( supposedly named for a " rich uncle " of Spyropoulos who helped finance the album ), it was released in the UK on the Pye label in May 1970, though reportedly only 250 copies were pressed it was deleted shortly after.
* May 9 – The American general John Sedgwick is shot dead during the Battle of Spotsylvania, shortly after he uttered the famous last words: " They couldn't hit an elephant from this distance!
Bolesław I was no different, and shortly after the death of Mieszko I ( 25 May 992 ), he banished his stepmother Oda and his two half-brothers, as they had to be considered competitors to the throne, especially in light of the Dagome Iudex.
The second but eldest surviving child of Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Archduchess Maria Theresa was born early in the morning of 13 May 1717, at the Hofburg Palace, Vienna, shortly after the death of her elder brother, Archduke Leopold, and was baptised on that same evening.
A parliamentary committee was established to examine doctrine, and on 16 May 1539 the Duke of Norfolk presented six questions for the house to consider, which were duly passed as the Act of Six Articles shortly before the session ended on 28 June.
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman was simultaneously Father of the House and Prime Minister from May 1907 until shortly before his death in April 1908.
In May 1992, shortly after the Ōshima stable had recruited six Mongolians at the same time, the Sumo Association's new director Dewanoumi, the former yokozuna Sadanoyama, announced that he was considering limiting the number of overseas recruits per stable and in sumo overall.
After a long battle with cancer, he died in his home in Marina del Rey, California, shortly after midnight on May 17, 2002.
The band then released the DVD Morning View Sessions on May 28, shortly before playing the Weenie Roast on June 8 for KROQ.
He lost the title to Bruno Sammartino a month later on May 17, 1963, after suffering a heart attack shortly before the match.
On 1 May 1967, shortly before the death of his brother, Anastasio Somoza was himself elected president for the first time.
On May 27, 2007, the station's studios at Columbus Avenue and 66th Street suffered major damage as the result of a fire that knocked the station off the air shortly before the start of the 11: 00 p. m. newscast.
However, on May 11, 1933, the Marx Brothers ' father Sam " Frenchie " Marx died in Los Angeles of a heart attack, and shortly afterwards, the contract dispute with Paramount was settled.