What Happened on January 7, 1939

Historical Events

  • US worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916)

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark, born in Rome, Kingdom of Italy
  • Romualdo Arppi Filho, Brazilian football referee (FIFA-listed 1963–89; FIFA World Cup Final 1986), born in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2023)
  • Tom Kiernan, Irish rugby union fullback (54 caps [captain 24]; British & Irish Lions 5 [captain 1968]; Munster RUFC), born in Cork, Ireland (d. 2022)
Born in 1939
1939 Highlights

About January 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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