On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1939

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norwegian Prime Minister (1981-82, 1986-89, 1990-96) and Director-General of the World Health Organisation, born in Bærum, Norway
  • Peter S. Beagle, American novelist and screenwriter (The Last Unicorn), born in NYC, New York
1939 Highlights

About April 20, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus