What Happened on December 31, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 25 U boats sunk this month (81,000 ton)
  • Dutch national debt hits ƒ4,218,553,180.99

Famous Birthdays

  • Afaq Hussain, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner in 2 Tests 1961-64)
  • Willye White, US long jumper (Oly-silver-56, appeared in 5 Olympics)