On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeanne Bice, American entrepreneur (Quacker Factory clothes), born in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • Judy Chicago [Judith Cohen], American artist (Dinner Party), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies
1939 Highlights

About July 20, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer