On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1939

Historical Events

Historic Event

George VI and Elizabeth become the 1st king and queen of Britain to visit USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Eri Klas, Estonian conductor (Netherlands Radio Symphony; Aarhus Symphony; Estonian National Opera, 1975-95), and educator, born in Tallinn, Estonia (d. 2016)
  • Yuli Turovsky, Russian-Canadian cellist (Borodin Trio, 1976-91), conductor (I Musici de Montreal Chamber Orchestra, 1983-2011), and teacher, born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2013)
1939 Highlights

About June 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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