What Happened on October 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive James, Australian television presenter and writer
  • Colin Cooper, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
  • Harold Kroto, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (1996), born in Wisbech (d. 2016)
  • John Hopcroft, American computer scientist

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey (William) Cushing, US neurologist, dies at 70