On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1939

Historical Events

  • Earthquake in East Anatolia Turkey
  • Mine strikes in Borinage Brussels

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPhil Spector

(Harvey) Phil Spector, American record producer (Wall of Sound), and convicted murderer, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2021)

Music Producer Phil Spector
Music Producer
Phil Spector
  • Lynn Martin, US secretary of Labor (1991-93)
1939 Highlights

About December 26, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn