On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1939

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

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

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Philip

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Harrison, English rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
  • Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL
1939 Highlights

About June 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer