On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1939

Historical Events


Hall of fameHall of Fame

Lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • William Walton's violinist concert premieres in Cleveland
1939 Highlights

About December 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius