On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1939

Historical Events

  • First night MLB game in the City of Chicago is played at Comiskey Park; White Sox beat St. Louis Browns, 5-2

Famous Weddings

Janet Gaynor

"A Star Is Born" actress Janet Gaynor (32) weds MGM costume designer Adrian (36)

Actress Janet Gaynor
Janet Gaynor
1939 Highlights

About August 14, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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