On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1939

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Wuthering Heights" based on the novel by Emily Brontë, directed by William Wyler and starring Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier, premieres in Los Angeles

  • 98th Grand National: Irish jockey Tim Hyde wins riding 100/8 shot Workman
1939 Highlights

About March 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries