On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1939

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

Princess and future Queen Elizabeth meets future husband Prince Philip of Greece (Midshipman Mountbatten, RN)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Harrison, British rock drummer (Procol Harum, 1967), born in West Ham, England
  • Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL
1939 Highlights

About June 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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