On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1939

Historical Events

  • 4th Dutch government of Colijn falls
  • Dixie Clipper completes 1st commercial plane flight to Europe

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Connolly, Australian cricket fast bowler (29 Tests, 102 wickets; Victoria), born in Skipton, Australia
  • Ron Headley, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests; son of WI great George Headley; Worcestershire), born in Kingston, Jamaica
1939 Highlights

About June 29, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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