On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1939

Historical Events

  • Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights (148 years late)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAli Hosseini Khamenei

Ali Khamenei [Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei], 2nd Supreme Leader of Iran (1989-) and the 3rd President of Iran (1981-89), born in Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran

2nd Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Hosseini Khamenei
2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
Ali Hosseini Khamenei
  • Clay Shaw, American politician (Rep-R-FL, 1981-2007), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2013)
  • Ellen Weston, American actress (Betty-SWAT), born in NYC, New York
  • Michael Macaulay, South African cricketer (Tvl, W Prov, OFS, NE Tvl, E Prov & S Afr), born in Durban, Natal
1939 Highlights

About April 19, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries