What Happened on April 22, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Alann Steen, American journalist and educator, and political hostage (Beirut, 1987-91), born in New York City (d. 2018)
  • Jason Miller, American actor and writer (Exorcist, Light of Day), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • John Foley, Bristish Lieutenant General
  • Yury Sharov, Russian fencer (Olympic gold Soviet Union, team foil 1964, silver 1968), born in Saratov, Russia (d. 2021)
Born in 1939

Famous Weddings

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Actor and naval officer of World War II Douglas Fairbanks Jr (29) weds supermarket magnate Huntington Hartford's former wife Mary Lee Hartford

1939 Highlights

About April 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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