On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1939

Historical Events

  • BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
  • German U-47 sinks British battleship HMS Royal Oak, 833 killed

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRalph Lauren

Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren), born in The Bronx, New York

Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
Ralph Lauren

1939 Highlights

About October 14, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra