On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1939

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

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

  • William Walton's violinist concert premieres in Cleveland
1939 Highlights

About December 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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