On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1939

Historical Events

  • Tour de France: Sylvère Maes of Belgium wins his 3rd title from Frenchman René Vietto

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Bogdanovich, American director and producer (Last Picture Show), born in Kingston, New York
  • Tom Wilkes, American photographer, art director, poster and album cover designer (George Harrison; Rolling Stones; Carpenters, Sir Doug; Janis Joplin; Sandpipers), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2009)
1939 Highlights

About July 30, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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