What Happened on January 23, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Elliott, Irish rock and jazz saxophonist, flutist, and keyboard player (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, dies under mysterious circumstances at 35
1939 Highlights

About January 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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