On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1939

Historical Events


AgreementTreaty of Interest

Belgian premier signs Burgos Treaty for trade relations with Franco's Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • The Black Friday bush fires burn 20,000 square kilometres of land in Australia, claiming the lives of 71 people.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer and coach

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies
1939 Highlights

About January 13, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn