What Happened on June 30, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

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, composer