On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1939

Historical Events

  • First animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed
  • First jet plane, Heinkel He 178, demonstrated to German Air Ministry

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Sertum laetitiae

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Bosson, American actress (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman), born in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
1939 Highlights

About November 1, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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