On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1939

Historical Events

  • Russian air & ground attack against Finnish positions near Summa

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Fogg, English composer, dies under a train at 36
  • Karl Wagenfeld, Low German writer (Lucifer, Death & Devil), dies at 70
  • Willem Benoy, Flemish actor and director (The White), dies at 57
1939 Highlights

About December 19, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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