On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1939

Historical Events

  • Soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Davis, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (1st African-American to win Heisman Trophy 1961, Syracuse), born in New Salem, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • Marilyn Cooper, American actress (Broadway Bound, Survivors), born in NYC, New York
1939 Highlights

About December 14, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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