What Happened on January 27, 1939

Historical Events

  • First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Hill, American golfer (3 PGA; PGA 18 Senior titles), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • N R Bomford, head master (Harrow School)
  • Tigran Yegiayi Mansuryan, composer
Born in 1939

Famous Deaths

  • John Watson, Canadian philosopher (Objective Idealism), dies at 91
1939 Highlights

About January 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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