What Happened on January 13, 1939

Historical Events

Treaty of Interest

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

  • 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
Born in 1939

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Ruppert Jr., American Baseball HOF executive (owner New York Yankees 1915-39; signed Babe Ruth; built Yankee Stadium), dies from phlebitis at 71

About January 13, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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