What Happened on November 13, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Idris Muhammad [Leo Morris], American jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2014)
  • Karel Brückner, Czech soccer manager (Czech Republic, Austria, FK Inter Bratislava), born in Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • Robert Whitaker, British photographer whose work was used on Beatles and Cream album covers, born in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2011) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • George Nicholls Jr, actor (Finishing School), dies at 42
  • Lois Weber, American film director who became the first American woman to direct a full feature-length film (The Merchant of Venice) and the first to own her own studio, dies of a stomach ulcer at 60
1939 Highlights

About November 13, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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