On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Pitts, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in Lexington, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Eleanor Rigby, a real person whose name may have suggested the title to The Beatles song (b. 1895)
1939 Highlights

About October 10, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra