On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1939

Historical Events

  • 30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile

Hall of Fame

Eddie Collins, Willie Keeler & George Sisler elected to Hall of Fame

  • Spanish government moves to Figueras

Famous Birthdays

Famous Deaths

  • Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist, dies at 71
1939 Highlights

About January 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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