On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1939

Historical Events

  • Germany occupies Czechoslovakia
  • Hungary annexes republic of Karpato-Ukraine
  • NHL record 10 goals in 1 period-NY Rangers (7), NY Americans (3) & a record 26 points in the 3rd period

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Bilardo, Argetinian football coach

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Princess Fawzia of Egypt (17) marries the Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (19)

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

1939 Highlights

About March 16, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces