On This Day

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
1939 Highlights

About January 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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