On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Kidd [Frederick Heath], American rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

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