What Happened on April 23, 1939

Historical Events

Baseball History

Boston Red Sox Ted Williams hits his 1st HR

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Hagerty, British editor (People), born in Ilford, London
  • David Birney, American stage and screen actor (Bridget Loves Bernie; St Elsewhere, 1982-83), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2022)
  • Lee Majors [Harvey Lee Yeary], American film and TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, The Fall Guy), born in Wyandotte, Michigan
  • Patrick Williams, American composer, arranger, and conductor, born in Bonne Terre, Missouri
  • Ray Peterson, American singer ("Tell Laura I Love Her"), born in Denton, Texas (d. 2005)
Born in 1939
1939 Highlights

About April 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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