On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1939

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

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

About December 29, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn