On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1939

Historical Events

  • Sabotage suspected in crash of 'City of San Francisco'
  • Yankees set AL shutout margin with 21-0 victory over A's

Famous Birthdays

  • Saul Steinberg, American businessman, founder of Leasco and CEO of Reliance Insurance Company, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
1939 Highlights

About August 13, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo