On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1939

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Kaufman and Moss Hart's "American Way" premieres in NYC

Playwright Moss Hart
Moss Hart
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Ellen McAnally, American poet (Dance of the Zygotes), born in Vandalia, Illinois
1939 Highlights

About January 21, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius