On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement after doctors reveal he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Boone, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Rubén Berríos, Puerto Rican politician, born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico