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

Phil Everly

Phil Everly, American rock and roll singer-guitarist (The Everly Brothers - "Bye, Bye Love"; "Wake Up Little Susie"; "When WIll I Be Loved"),, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

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

About January 19, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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