What Happened on February 11, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Gould, New Zealand and British politician (L), born in Hawera, New Zealand
  • Gerry Goffin, American pop and rock lyricist ("Will You Love Me Tomorrow"; "Up On The Roof"; "Pleasant Valley Sunday"), married to Carole King, 1959-69, born in Queens, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jane Yolen, American sci-fi and children's literature author and poet (Spider Jane; Heart's Blood), born in Manhattan, New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Schmidt, Austro-Hungarian cellist, pianist, and composer, dies at 64
1939 Highlights

About February 11, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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