On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1939

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st NFL All Star Game, Wrigley Field, Chicago: New York Giants beat All America All-Stars, 13-10

American Football Player Mel Hein
American Football Player
Mel Hein
  • Municipal Railway & Market St RR begin service to Transbay Terminal

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Steel, British composer ("Changing Moods"; "The Morning Stars Sang Together"), born in London (d. 1992)
  • Tony Bullimore, British yachtsman (1997 solo around-the-world yacht race, dramatic rescue), born in Southend-on-Sea, England (d. 2018) [1]
1939 Highlights

About January 15, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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