On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Elliott, Irish rock pianist & saxophonist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Sonny Chiba, Japanese actor & martial artist, born in Fukuoka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide
1939 Highlights

About January 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius