On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1939

Historical Events

  • 7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBrian Mulroney

Brian Mulroney, 18th Prime Minister of Canada (1984-93), born in Baie-Comeau, Quebec

18th Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney
18th Prime Minister of Canada
Brian Mulroney

1939 Highlights

About March 20, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces