What Happened on October 1, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • After a one-month Siege of Warsaw, hostile forces entered the city.
  • Churchill calls Soviets "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • George Archer, PGA golfer (1969 Masters Bing Crosby), born in San Francisco, California