What Happened on December 15, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Gone With the Wind" premieres in Atlanta
  • 1st commercial manufacture of nylon yarn, Seaford, Delaware
  • Snip departs for 1st flight to Paramaribo/Curacao

Famous Birthdays

  • Cindy Birdsong, rock vocalist (Labelle-Rainbow, Supremes), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Nicolaus A Huber, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies