What Happened on August 6, 1939

Historical Events

Radio Premiere

1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio

Famous Birthdays

  • (William) "Sonny" Sanders, American soul vocalist, songwriter, arranger and producer (Jackie Wilson), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
Born in 1939
1939 Highlights

About August 6, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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