On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer (4x oly gold), born in Birmingham, United Kingdom (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies
1939 Highlights

About January 6, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn