On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernie Casey, American actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop), born in Wyco, West Virginia (d. 2017)
  • Herb Adderley, American Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Super Bowl 1967-68, 71; Pro Bowl 1963–67; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • William "Bill" Watrous, American jazz trombonist, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 2018)
1939 Highlights

About June 8, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini