What Happened on April 12, 1939

Famous Birthdays

Alan AyckbournAlan Ayckbourn (83 years old)

English playwright and director, born in London, England

  • Johnny Raper, Australian rugby league lock (33 Tests, 6 World Cup games; Newtown RLFC, St. George RLFC; Inaugural RL "Immortal") and coach (St. George, RLFC, Cronulla RLFC), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2022)
  • Peter Giger, Swiss progressive rock and jazz percussionist and bandleader (Dzyan), born in Zurich, Switzerland
1939 Highlights

About April 12, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries