On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1939

Historical Events

  • Frieda Wunderlich elected 1st woman dean of a US graduate school

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Appleton, composer
1939 Highlights

About January 4, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn