What Happened on March 21, 1939

Historical Events

  • Nazi Germany demands the return of Danzig (Gdańsk) from Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathleen Widdoes, actress (Without a Trace), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Martha Hudson, Eastman Ga, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Tommy Davis, American baseball utility (3 x MLB All Star; World Series 1963; NL batting champion 1962, 63 LA Dodgers), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2022)

Famous Deaths

  • Evald Aav, Estonian composer, dies at 39
1939 Highlights

About March 21, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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