On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1939

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Singer, Actress and TV Personality Dinah Shore
Singer, Actress and TV Personality
Dinah Shore

Famous Birthdays

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

About August 6, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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