On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1939

Historical Events


AgreementTreaty of Interest

Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" in Berlin, Germany

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Famous Birthdays

  • Árni Egilsson, Icelandic classical and jazz bassist and composer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Ian Underwood, American musician (Frank Zappa), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Toller, German playwright, commits suicide at 45
  • Jiri Mahen, Czech author (b. 1882)
1939 Highlights

About May 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini