On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy "Crash" Craddock, American country singer (Boom Boom Baby, Rub It In), born in Greensboro, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Chick Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (b. 1905)
1939 Highlights

About June 16, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini