On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Gould, New Zealand and British politician (L), born in Hawera, New Zealand
  • Gerry Goffin, American rock lyricist (married Carole King), born in Queens NY, (d. 2014)
  • Jane [Hyatt] Yolen, American sci-fi author (Spider Jane, Heart's Blood)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64