On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1939

Historical Events

  • Federal Hall National Monument established
  • Filming begins on film adaptation of "Gone With The Wind"

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Francisco Franco's troops conquer Barcelona

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Marshall Leib [Leibovitz], American pop singer (Teddy Bears - "To Know Him Is To Love Him"), and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2002)
1939 Highlights

About January 26, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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