What Happened on January 12, 1939

Historical Events

Timely Comics Founded

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
Born in 1939
1939 Highlights

About January 12, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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