What Happened on December 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 125 die in train wreck at Magdeburg Germany
  • 99 die in 2nd wreck at Friedrichshafen Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 138 in South Australia's 7-821 v Queensland

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Finnish counter offensive at Petsamo

Famous Birthdays

  • James Gurley, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues", US blues singer/composer, dies at 53