What Happened on June 28, 1939

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Joe Louis beats Tony Galento by TKO at 2:29 in round 4 at Yankee Stadium, NYC in his 7th heavyweight boxing title defense

  • Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)
  • Yanks hit 13 HRs, sweep A's 23-2 & 10-0
1939 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Klaus Schmiegel, German-American chemist (invented Prozac), born in Chemnitz, Germany
Born in 1939

About June 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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