On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude François, French pop singer-songwriter ("Comme d'habitude"), born in Ismaïlia, Egypt (d. 1978)
  • Del McCoury, American bluegrass guitarist and singer, born in York, Pennsylvania
  • Joe Sample, American jazz and session keyboardist and composer (The Jazz Crusaders), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2014)
  • Paul E Gillmor, (Rep-R-Ohio)
1939 Highlights

About February 1, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius