What Happened on January 2, 1939

Historical Events

  • 5th Orange Bowl: #2 Tennessee beats #4 Oklahoma, 17-0
  • 5th Sugar Bowl: #1 TCU beats #6 Carnegie Tech, 15-7

Cricket History

Master batsman Don Bradman scores 107 for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match against Victoria for his 4th consecutive century in first-class cricket

1939 History

Famous Birthdays

Jim BakkerJim Bakker (84 years old)

American televangelist (Assemblies of God, The PTL Club) and convicted fraud, born in Muskegon, Michigan

Born in 1939

Famous Deaths

  • Roman Dmowski, Polish politician, dies at 74

About January 2, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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