What Happened on January 21, 1939

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
1939 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedel Lutz, German soccer full-back (12 caps West Germany; Eintracht Frankfurt e.V.), born in Bad Vilbel, Gau Hesse-Nassau, Germany (d. 2023)
  • Mary Ellen McAnally, American poet (Dance of the Zygotes), born in Vandalia, Illinois
Born in 1939

About January 21, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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