On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Susannah York, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor and Royal ball director, dies at 72
1939 Highlights

About January 9, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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