On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Lou Brock, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1964, 67; 8 × NL stolen base leader; St Louis Cardinals), born in El Dorado, Arkansas (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Frans "Sas" van Aerschot, Flemish operetta actor (Paljas), dies at 73
1939 Highlights

About June 18, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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