1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1939th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 939th year of the 2nd millennium, the 39th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1930s decade.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1939 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1939
Ab urbe condita2692
Armenian calendar1388
Assyrian calendar6689
Baháʼí calendar95–96
Balinese saka calendar1860–1861
Bengali calendar1346
Berber calendar2889
British Regnal year3 Geo. 6  4 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2483
Burmese calendar1301
Byzantine calendar7447–7448
Chinese calendar戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4635 or 4575
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4636 or 4576
Coptic calendar1655–1656
Discordian calendar3105
Ethiopian calendar1931–1932
Hebrew calendar5699–5700
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1995–1996
 - Shaka Samvat1860–1861
 - Kali Yuga5039–5040
Holocene calendar11939
Igbo calendar939–940
Iranian calendar1317–1318
Islamic calendar1357–1358
Japanese calendarShōwa 14
Javanese calendar1869–1870
Juche calendar28
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4272
Minguo calendarROC 28
Nanakshahi calendar471
Thai solar calendar2481–2482
Tibetan calendar阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
2065 or 1684 or 912
(female Earth-Rabbit)
2066 or 1685 or 913
The year 1939

This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.

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