On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1939

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bugsy Siegel, Whitey Krakower, Frankie Carbo and Albert Tannenbaum kill Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg outside his apartment after Greenberg had threatened to become a police informant

Mobster Bugsy Siegel
Bugsy Siegel

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Garfield, actor (Candidate, Beverly Hills Cop II), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav, Indian politician (Samajwadi Party), born in Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh
  • Tom West, American astrophysicist
1939 Highlights

About November 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius