On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1939

Historical Events

  • Dutch hunter shoots down British bombers
  • Philip Barry's "Philadelphia Story" premieres in NYC
  • Renaissance Big 5 win 1st pro basketball championship

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Spanish Civil War ends, Madrid falls to Francisco Franco

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Matthew John Baker, Australian politician (b. 1903)
1939 Highlights

About March 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries