On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1939

Historical Events

  • Katwijk soccer team forms in the Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Ann Mobley, American model and actress (Miss America-1959, Diff'rent Strokes), Biloxi Mississippi (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Willy Hess, German violinist, dies at 79
1939 Highlights

About February 17, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius