What Happened on September 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Blofeld, English cricket commentator
  • Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
  • Roy Buchanan, American blues guitarist, born in Ozark, Arkansas (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud