On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1939

Historical Events

  • Finnish counter offensive at Summa
  • South Australia score 7-821 against Queensland

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Kidd [Frederick Heath], British rock singer-songwriter (Johnny Kidd & Pirates - "Shakin' All Over"), born in London, England (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony H. G. Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49
1939 Highlights

About December 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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