On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • George Hamilton, American actor (Love at First Bite), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Pam Ryan-Kilborn, Australia, hurdler (Olympic silver 1968)
  • Roy Romanow, Canadian politician
  • Sushil Koirala, Nepalese politician, Prime Minister of Nepal (2014-2015), born in Biratnagar, Morang (d. 2016)
1939 Highlights

About August 12, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo