On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1939

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Netherlands recognizes Franco regime in Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Barber, American MLB pitcher (Baltimore Orioles, NY Yankees), born in Takoma Park, Maryland (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (Campos de Castilla), dies at 63
1939 Highlights

About February 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces