What Happened on November 15, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Anti-German demonstrations in Czechoslovakia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR lays cornerstone of Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Nazis begin mass murder of Warsaw Jews
  • US Social Security Administration approves 1st unemployment check

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Hansen, Denmark, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
  • Yaphet Kotto, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street), born in NYC, New York