What Happened on October 14, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
  • German U-47 sinks British battleship HMS Royal Oak, 833 killed
  • Sugar rationed in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Delane Thompson, PGA golfer (1991 MONY Syracuse), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ralph Lauren, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren), born in The Bronx, New York

Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
Ralph Lauren