On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1939

Historical Events

  • 1st AL night game, Philadelphia Shribe Park (Indians 8, Athletics 3 in 10)
  • US food stamps are 1st issued in Rochester, New York
1939 Highlights

About May 16, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus