On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1939

Historical Events

  • Gene Cox becomes 1st girl page in US House of Representatives

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBobby Hull

Bobby Hull, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing (Art Ross Trophy 1960, 62, 66; Hart Memorial Trophy 1965, 66), born in Pointe Anne, Ontario

NHL Legend Bobby Hull
NHL Legend
Bobby Hull
  • Janice Crosio, Australian politician
  • Nikos Alefantos, Greek soccer midfielder and manager (Olympiacos), born in Edessa, Greece (d. 2020)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

MLB catcher Roy Campanella (18) weds Bernice Ray

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella

1939 Highlights

About January 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn