On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1939

Historical Events

Historic Event

Timely Comics (later Marvel) founded by American publisher Martin Goodman in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Helmut Eisendle, Austrian writer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 2003)
  • Jacques Hamelink, Dutch writer & poet (Cold Unrest), born in Terneuzen, Netherlands
1939 Highlights

About January 12, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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