What Happened on August 20, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st black bowling league formed (National Bowling Assoc)
  • Russian offensive under General Zjoekov against Japanese invasion in Mongolia

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Poe Jr., Filipino actor and politician (d. 2004)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (21) weds actor Brian Aherne (37)

Actress Joan Fontaine
Joan Fontaine