What Happened on July 19, 1939

Historical Events

  • Dr Roy P Scholz is 1st surgeon to use fiberglass sutures

Famous Deaths

  • Rose Hartwick Thorpe, American poet (Curfew Must Not Ring) and writer, dies at 89
  • Tom Hayward, English cricket batsman (35 Tests, 3 x 100; HS 137; Surrey CCC), dies at 68
1939 Highlights

About July 19, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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