On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1939

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

World War II: Pope Pius XII makes a Christmas Eve appeal for peace.

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

1939 Highlights

About December 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn