On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1939

Historical Events

  • Ernest Hausen of Wisconsin sets chicken-plucking record of 4.4 sec

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPhil Everly

Phil Everly, American singer and half of the rock and roll duo "The Everly Brothers" (Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Susie), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Singer Phil Everly
Phil Everly

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)
1939 Highlights

About January 19, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn