What Happened on August 24, 1939

Historical Events

  • Germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray McLoughlin, Irish rugby union prop (40 caps Ireland, 3 British & Irish Lions; London Irish RFC), born in Ballinasloe, Ireland (d. 2021)
Born in 1939

Famous Deaths

  • W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies
1939 Highlights

About August 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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