On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Auger, English fusion keyboardist (Befour, Genesis), born in London, England
  • Dion DiMucci, American rocker (Dion & Belmonts - "A Teenager In Love"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Edward Gramlich, American economics professor (University of Michigan), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2007)
  • Jerry Moore, American football player and coach, born in Bonham, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Witold Maliszewski, Polish composer, dies at 65
1939 Highlights

About July 18, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer