On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1939

Historical Events

  • Test flight of 1st rocket plane using liquid propellants

Famous Birthdays

  • Budge Rogers, British rugby player
  • Ramakant Desai, Indian cricket fast bowler (28 Tests, 74 wickets, 1 x 50; Bombay), born in Bombay, India (d. 1998)
1939 Highlights

About June 20, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini