On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1939

Historical Events

  • Heinkel He 176 rocket plane flies for 1st time, at Peenemunde

Famous Birthdays

  • Eleanor Smeal, American cofounder of the Feminist Majority Foundation and president (National Organization for Women), born in Ashtabula, Ohio
  • John Fortune [John C. Wood], English satirist and comedian (Bremner, Bird and Fortune), born in Bristol, England (d. 2013)
  • Lindembergue Cardoso, Brazilian composer, born in Livramento de Nossa Senhora, State of Bahia, Brazil (d. 1989)
1939 Highlights

About June 30, 1939

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

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