What Happened on Feb 10 1939

  • Hainan Island Operation

    The Japanese Navy, after the capture of Canton the previous year, had maintained a formidable blockade all along the coast of south, central and... Read more

  • Pope Pius XI dies

    Pope Pius had been ailing for a while, when, on 25 November 1938, he suffered two heart attacks within several hours. He had serious breathing... Read more