What Happened on February 18, 1939

Historical Events

  • Golden Gate International Exposition opens on Treasure Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Hart [Harshman], American pop songwriter ("I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone"; "Last Train To Clarksville") and singer (Boyce & Hart - "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Claude Ake, political scientist
  • Dal Maxvill, American baseball player
  • Marek Janowski, Polish-born conductor
  • Marlos Nobre, composer
  • Petronella CM "Carletta" Banning, actress (Potasch & Perlemoer)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Bonvin, composer, dies at 89
1939 Highlights

About February 18, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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