On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1939

Historical Events

  • All commercial ferry services between San Francisco and East Bay end
  • Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Arbanas, American football tight end (All-AFL 1962–67; Super Bowl 1970; Dallas Texans / Kansas City Chiefs), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
1939 Highlights

About January 14, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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