On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Wilson, American singer (Show and Tell, The Snake), born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2008)
  • Peter Duffell, Brits lt-general/minister of Defense

Famous Deaths

  • Grace Abbott, social worker (US Children Bureau), dies at 60
1939 Highlights

About June 19, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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