On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Prejean, American writer
  • John McCabe, British composer and pianist, born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Finck, British composer (In The Shadows), dies at 66
1939 Highlights

About April 21, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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