On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1939

Historical Events

  • First flight of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator bomber prototype

Famous Birthdays

  • (William Edwin) "Ed" Bruce, American country singer ("Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys"), born in Keiser, Arkansas (d. 2021)
  • Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Maldivian politician & Islamic scholar, born in Malé, Maldives
1939 Highlights

About December 29, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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