On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), born in North Adams, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • Frankie Ford [Frank Guzzo], rock vocalist (Sea Cruise), born in Gretna, Louisiana, (d. 2015)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Philosopher of communication theory Marshall McLuhan (28) weds teacher and aspiring actress Corinne Lewis (27)

Philosopher of Communication Theory Marshall McLuhan
Philosopher of Communication Theory
Marshall McLuhan

1939 Highlights

About August 4, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo