What Happened on October 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Benny Goodman records "Let's Dance"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe DiMaggio wins AL MVP, Jimmie Foxx is runner-up

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Nazi require wearing of Star of David by Jews
  • Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington, Delaware)

Famous Birthdays

  • Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem