On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Toomey, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1968), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • David Horowitz, American author & political commentator, born in NYC, New York
  • Jared Carter, American poet, born in Elwood, Indiana
  • Sal Mineo, American actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York
  • Scott McKenzie, American singer (San Francisco), born in Jacksonville Beach, Florida (d. 2012)
  • William Levy, American writer

Famous Deaths

  • Jameson Thomas, British actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies from tuberculosis at 50
  • Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Missa Austriaca), dies at 64