What Happened on January 26, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Federal Hall National Monument established
  • Filming begins on "Gone With the Wind"

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Franco conquers Barcelona

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Marshall Lieb, rocker (Teddy Bears)

Famous Deaths

  • Armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard