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
Playwright
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