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 [Guzzo], American 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? 82 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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