What Happened on April 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Béla Bartok's 2nd Concerto for violin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boston Red Sox Ted Williams hits his 1st HR

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • David Birney, actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Lee Majors, [Harvey Lee Yeary], Wyandotte Mich, TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, The Fall Guy)
  • Ray Peterson, singer (Tell Laura I Love Her), born in Denton, Texas
  • William Hagerty, editor (People)