On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • David Griffiths, portrait painter

Famous Deaths

  • Jura Soyfer, Austrian political journalist and cabaret writer, dies at Buchenwald concentration camp at 26
1939 Highlights

About February 16, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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